Clashes Erupt in Paris as “Yellow Vests” Protest an Unrepentant Macron

File photo: A Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Jackets) demonstration in Paris, December, 2018. Credit: Olivier Ortelpa

(From Reuters)

Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. . . .

Macron’s government, shaken by the unrest, had this week hardened its stance, branding the protesters agitators seeking to overthrow the government.

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