Monthly Archives: November 2018

“Trump = war” – Paris protests confront imperialist war makers at World War 1 “peacefest”

France: Revising the legacy of WW2 Nazi collaborator and WWI Army Marshal Petain

Germany: Art world figures take a stand against the “renationalization of culture”

November 11th marked the commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I. In Paris more than 70 heads of state and government invited by French President Emmanuel Macron memorialized one of history’s worst crimes against humanity – a war among imperialists whose purpose was to forcibly resolve great power rivalries over zones of influence and colonies. Macron’s hypocritical plan to drape the weekend in talk of peace while honoring the imperialist war machine that ended in the slaughter of ten million soldiers, and featuring Donald Trump as the honored guest, triggered a call to protest.