Paul Cudenec

Gilets Jaunes on the streets for social justice

Despite the French national flags being waved by the protesters, local libertarian communist Riton said he had no worries about the political direction the Gilets Jaunes were taking.

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.

‘War starts here, let’s stop it here’: Anger as death-dealers head for London

In the final essay of a three-part #StopDSEI series, originally published by Ceasefire Magazine, Paul Cudenec reports on the toxic politics at the heart of DSEI, the world's largest arms fair, and the protest action set to greet it in London's Docklands next week, with opponents aiming to physically to stop it being set up.