Revolution back in Europe! Why and how?
What is happening today in France is probably the most significant political development on the European continent after the collapse of the Soviet Union almost thirty years ago.
The Revolution and its meaning
On the verge of a revolutionary situation France has not witnessed in 50 years, Emmanuel Macron tried to restore peace by making minor concessions, such as raising the minimum wage (the SMIC), improving taxation on pensions and various other minor measures.
As France burns, Macron adds fuel to the fire
The protests taking place in cities all over France continued into a third day on Monday with blockades being set up at petrol refineries and strategic points on roads and motorways across the country