A Poor Marxist Understanding of the Yellow Vest Protests

Just recently InDefense of Marxism republished a piece by a French page Revolution: International Marxist Tendency. The piece is in support of the Yellow Vest protests in France. Essentially, by using the words of Lenin they claim that France is on the verge of a communist revolution. Frankly, their view is wholly utopian and short-sighted.…

What does the French Presidential Election Tell Us?

The French presidential election is now over and Emmanuelle Macron has walked away with about 65% of the winning vote. In the eyes of many, it was going to be a close call between the moderate-center Macron and the far-right Le Pen. In the end, it was the former which ended up with the majority…

Halal Market Being Forced to Sell pork and Alcohol

In Paris, France a Halal food market has been ordered to sell pork and alcohol or face closure. Authorities in the city are threatening to carry out the forced closure if the store doesn’t begin selling products that are banned under Islamic tradition. The shop maintains that it has the right not to sell products…