The future of the EU endangered by the lack of social cohesion: The French yellow vests movement’s resounding warning

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In a complicated European climate, the “Yellow Vests Movement” in France throws a dark veil over the future of the European Union, already strongly weakened by the Brexit. The extremely violent demonstrations that have rocked France in recent weeks clearly highlight the social divide now opposing the working class to the “elites”. Far from being an isolated case, the French discontent that led to the uprising is a symptom of the deep crisis gnawing away Western democracies and threatening the European Project.


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