oa African Yearbook of Rhetoric - Lessons from the “Yellow Vests” movement

Volume 9 Number 1
  • ISSN : 2220-2188
  • E-ISSN: 2305-7785



What should we be thinking, or what passes for thinking without running around barking, about the violent and sustained contradistinction between the Yellow Vests movement and state powers, led by the diminutive President Macron?

I stated clearly, right after the final round of the presidential elections, that I would neither rally to the cause of Marine Le Pen, captain of the parliamentary extreme right, nor to Macron, who was leading a “democratic coup d’état”, as a pseudo-reformer at the behest of Big Capital.

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