Protests Escalate in France, Macron Must Act Fast

Almost two years ago the world saw the yellow vest protests take over France. Now this past few months has seen a wave of protests taking hold. In late October protests erupted over the murder of a school teacher and now in this past month protests have arisen over a new law the government has introduced. All of this tension comes during a time of economic despair and criticism of how the government has handled the pandemic this past year.

2SER was joined by Professor Peter McPhee from the University of Melbourne to speak more about this with us. 


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