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Yellow Vests!? Some stances

Christmas with the Gilets Jaunes

‘The people who run the country really don’t speak the same language as us,’ said Patrick, a gilet jaune from a poverty-stricken former mining town in southern France. ‘A gap has opened up and they are on a different path that is taking them further away all the time. The gulf that separates them from real life is quite incredible.’

The heartbeat of the yellow jacket revolt is rural

The eyes of the world were on Paris on Saturday December 15 for Act V of the astonishing uprising of the gilets jaunes.

Yellow Vests, Act V

An account of Saturday's demonstrations in Paris