Monthly Archives: December 2018
A recent carbon tax disguised as a fuel tax sparked riots which have grown in size to threaten the government. Rioters are wearing the yellow jackets required to be kept in all cars for emergencies. France may be only days or weeks away from the government being overthrown by popular opposition. The yellow jackets have ignored the traditional routes of politicians, trade unions and professional protest groups and simply taken to the streets. Fire fighter an d ambulance workers have joined the protesters and police are wavering in loyalty. President Macron will not be in office much longer.