Why Are French Protesters Wearing Yellow Vests?

Why Are French Protesters Wearing Yellow Vests?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 962 , Segment 1

Episode: French Protests, Particle Pollution, Internet Pop Culture, Weight Bias

  • Dec 11, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 19:56 mins

Guest: Charles Hankla, Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University A contrite French President Emmanual Macron said in a televised address to the nation yesterday that he fell short in his response to weeks of violent street protests over his government policies. He promised a minimum wage increase and tax cuts for hourly workers and low-income retirees. It’s unclear whether his concessions will satisfy the demands of the protest movement known as the Yellow Vests.

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