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Hundreds Riot Following Red Sox World Series Triumph

The Red Sox clinched their ninth World Series title in franchise history with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 on Sunday, October 28. 736 more words


Macron announces wage and tax reforms


French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a number of government policy reforms but denies he has caved to pressure from rioters protesting against the nation’s low wages and high cost of living. 111 more words


Trump Weighs in on France Chaos

By Jack Montgomery – Re-Blogged From BlabberBuzz

U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the growing chaos in Emmanuel Macron’s France, calling it “very sad” and suggesting it is time the scrap the Paris climate agreement and “return money back to the people in the form of lower taxes”. 415 more words

Foreign Policy

Sailortown and the violence of 1935

Last weekend, as part of the launch for the Belfast Battalion book, I gave a talk in St Joseph’s Church in Sailortown in Belfast. The talk looked at the experience of residents during the violent, summer of 1935 (rather than at the broader politics of what happened). 200 more words


The Roundabout Riots

by Joshua Clover

Much has been written about the gilets jaunes and there relation to both politics, of the left and the right, and historical waves of labour unrest. 2,610 more words


Harsh suppression of Yellow Vests protests in France

Tear gas, hundreds of detained protesters, metal balls flying into the crowd of unarmed people. It is hard to imagine that it’s been happening in the heart of the Cradle of Revolution right now. 66 more words