Recent months have seen French politics rocked by two political events: the gilets jaunes protests and the Emmanuel Macron's public statement calling anti-Zionism a form of anti-semitism. In this, an open letter to philosopher Alain Finkielkraut following the attack on him recently in Paris during one of the protests, Dominique Eddé powerfully writes of the pains of the Palestinian people and struggle for a better world.
Emmanuel Macron's regime is in tatters, with plummeting approval ratings and the growing wave of "gilets jaunes" protests. But could this growing discontent be the start of an anti-bourgeois bloc to challenge the neoliberal consensus?
What is the nature of the gilets jaunes protests that have rocked France over recent weeks? In this interview, originally published in Libération, Chantal Mouffe analyses the protests and the chances for them coalescing into a left-wing political movement.
Claude Lanzmann's five-hour documentary on the Israeli Defence Forces, Tsahal (1994), is a nauseating tribute to an army that supposedly defends Israel but has become an instrument of conquest and oppression