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BLACK VESTS- France arrests 21 after hundreds of African migrants occupy Pantheon

Text by:NEWS WIRES France on Saturday detained 21 African migrants who surged into the Pantheon in Paris to push their claims for regularised status, police said.  The 21 will be held pending investigation into potentially “violating legislation on foreigners,” the local prefecture said. One demonstrator was also detained on a charge of violent behaviour against a police officer and was due to face a magistrate Sunday, the Paris prosecutor said. A small crowd gathered… …

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‘Yellow Vests’ Riot in Paris, but Their Anger Is Rooted Deep in France- By Adam Nossiter

GUÉRET, France — At the bare bottom of Florian Dou’s shopping cart at the discount supermarket, there was a packet of $6 sausages and not much else. It was the end of last week, and the end of last month. At that point, “my salary and my wife’s have been gone for 10 days,” he lamented. How to survive those days between when the money runs out and when his… …

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“Find your Cathedral – blow up the Eiffel Tower” a tribute to Ivan Chtcheglov by Nora Sophie

The French political theorist, activist and poet Ivan Chtcheglov was following his Ukrainian father as a revolutionary of his time. His father, Vladimir Chtcheglov, was sentenced to two years imprisonment following the 1905 Revolution. After he was released, Vladimir Chtcheglov left the Russian Empire. In 1910, Vladimir and his wife moved to Paris where he worked as a taxi driver. He took part in the 1911 driver strike.Ivan – the French… …

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