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More Than A Fashion Statement:The Yellow Vest Movement in France

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Over the past several months, France has faced large protests that have engulfed Emmanuel Macron’s presidency. While the movement of the "gilets jaunes" began in response to an impending green fuel tax, they have expanded across party lines to cover France’s high cost of living, government policies seen as elitist, and even the resignation of President Macron. Join us as we discuss this movement and its broader implications for France and climate change policy.

Make sure to check out this article for a good summary of the Yellow Vest protests: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46424267