Two years since the start of France’s gilets jaunes movement, hundreds of arrested protesters are languishing in prison, and dozens are still coping with the loss of an eye or a limb. The Macron administration’s brutal crackdown brought a level of police violence not seen in decades — and dramatically reduced the right to protest.
André Kapsas is an independent writer.
Poland’s right-wing Law and Justice Party is promising a “Polish version of the welfare state.” Liberals are promising more austerity. Guess who’s going to win today’s general election.