Is Occupy 2.0 Happening in France?

About a month ago there were over 1 million people in the streets of Paris protesting changes in labor laws. On March 31st there was a general strike in which 1/2 million people were involved and marched, despite the pouring rain. But more importantly, people are not going home. The description in this article of general assemblies and participatory decision making sound a lot like the Occupy movement making a comeback!

Day five of the protest in Paris. The phrase convergence des luttes expresses solidarity with other causes. Photograph: Sam Cossar/@samcossar

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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