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Hassan Diab in front of Parliament in Ottawa. Image: Don Pratt/Facebook
Robert J. Currie | It is time that the government of Canada took both diplomatic and legal steps to push back against France's unfair and unlawful pursuit of a Canadian citizen.
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Mass strikes and protests in France over pension reform. Image: Jeanne Menjoulet/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Why is there an almost total blackout of news about the general strike in France in Canadian media?
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Press conference at the end of the #MarcheDesPortraits in Bayonne. Image: Alternatiba_/Twitter
Brent Patterson | Removing portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron was an inspiring way for activists to "take him down" for failing on climate justice.
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David Suzuki | Young people are calling on adults for real action to preserve their future. Surely that merits as profound and intense a response as the French have had to the Notre Dame fire.
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Rick Salutin | Notre Dame was an ideal displacement for embattled Macron, after months of the yellow vests nipping at his neoliberal heels.
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Jasheil Athalia | In November 2015, several gunmen opened fire on the crowd at the Bataclan Theatre in Paris. French novelist Erwan Larher survived the attack and wrote a memoir about his experience.
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Members of yellow vest movement on the streets of France in November 2018. Photo: NightFlightToVenus/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Why are tens of thousands of regular people, citizens of the French Republic, staging a democratic revolt against tax increases?
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Rick Salutin | Those of us who mostly observe and comment on the current crisis, or suite of crises, owe a debt to France's gilets jaunes, the yellow vests. They're clarifiers.
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Placards "Put a price on carbon" and "Climate change is real," at the People's Climate March 2017. Photo: Edward Kimmel/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | The complaints of the yellow-jacketed protesters in France encompass the entire traditional left-wing indictment of the neoliberal austerity program the Canadian right advocates.
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Brent Patterson | While the yellow vest movement can be seen simply as a revolt against a climate change-tax, it could more deeply signal a populist reaction to liberal democratic elitism.
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Car2Go Smart car charging in Amsterdam. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Ludovic Hirlimann
Penney Kome | Bans on gas-fueled cars loom as lawmakers try to meet climate pledges. Ready or not, e-cars are here now.
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Penney Kome | Transparency and representation are essential to countering the kind of foreign interference experienced in the U.S. and France.