Thursday, 30 May , 2024

Protests

Protesters Return To Trump Tower For Second Night After Trump’s Election...

The group again held signs reading, “Bump Trump,” and “Not My President.” Protests were also held elsewhere around the country again on Thursday. Trump took to Twitter Thursday evening to express his disapproval of the protests. Overnight Wednesday into Thursday, the NYPD said dozens of people were arrested as thousands of protesters marched and converged outside Trump Tower.

France: From Republic to Oligarchy

French society and political culture have changed. These changes were accumulating gradually over the decades, but the intellectual and political elite worked hard to pretend that nothing was happening. The left and the right in a touching unity ignored the process unfolding in front of their eyes that began back in 1995. It all started with a strike of public sector workers against the attempts to cancel the "benefits " for those who worked for the state. Suddenly, for the authorities, the press and even for the trade unions, the people, who were not affected by the proposed change, overwhelmingly supported the strikers. Workers in the private sector stood in solidarity with their colleagues, employed by the state. Transportation workers strike led to a massive influx of people into the streets.