Posts tagged gilets jaunes
Professor Richard D. Wolff on the Historical Significance of the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) Movement

We spoke with professor Richard D. Wolff on the historical significance of the Gilets Jaunes movement in France and how it parallels the growing civil unrest and labor strikes in the US. Wolff is the host of the weekly radio program Economic Update and the co-founder of Democracy at Work, a non-profit organization advocating for the democratization of workspaces.

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Political Philosopher Michael Hardt on the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) Movement

Michael Hardt shared some of his thoughts on the leaderless Gilets Jaunes movement, a workers’ movement which began in France in November of last year and has since spread to other countries. Hardt is a political philosopher, literary theorist, and the coauthor of Assembly, a book which discusses the rise of leaderless movements throughout the world and proposes strategies for successfully organizing them.

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