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Sonali Kolhatkar: Two Weeks Into a Major Uprising, French Activists Still Staying 'Up All Night'

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 'French President Hollande presented a series of labor reforms to make it easier for employers to fire workers, mass public outrage  followed. On Mar.31 thousands of French activists gathered at the Place de la République for the screening of a film called “Merci Patron!” about ordinary people pitted against a major corporation. Like Occupy Wall Street movement, the Paris “Nuit Debout” protests over labor reforms are fueled by social media, which allow people to communicate instantly with one another and bypass corporate media when it ignores them. Yet, when there are terrorist attacks against our neighbors across the Atlantic, particularly by Muslims, the U.S. media make it headline news. The justification for this type of outsize coverage is our shared Western values with Europe. But somehow this kinship crumbles when Europeans hold mass demonstrations against capitalist policies.'

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