The Gilets Jaunes Protest: A Grand Refusal in an Age of Commuter Democracy

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December 13, 2018 by Andrew W M Smith

I wrote up some thoughts on the recent Gilets Jaunes protests taking place in France. You can read the article across at the ‘Age of Revolutions’ blog here:

https://ageofrevolutions.com/2018/12/13/the-gilets-jaunes-protest-a-grand-refusal-in-an-age-of-commuter-democracy/

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Image credit: By Thomas Bresson – Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=74933095

One thought on “The Gilets Jaunes Protest: A Grand Refusal in an Age of Commuter Democracy

  1. […] conspiracy speaks to all of those instincts. In very recent history in France, we’ve had the Gilets Jaunes protest movement in 2018/19 which was decentralised, fairly diffuse in terms of demands (except for the fact that elites were […]

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