The Vests Are Always Yellower On The Other Side — An Italian Dispatch Editorial

The following is a rousing editorial from Italian comrades at Common Ware translated by a friend of the project, Asmodeus.

The insurgency of the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) has obtained an important contingent victory, bending the government to its will and forcing it to retract the increase in gasoline and excise taxes. This result was not obtained through representative channels, but rather through weeks of clashes with the police, barricades, blockages of circulation, and the destruction of many different objects that don’t necessarily have anything coherent in common, just as there isn’t anything coherent about the composition of the mobilized participants.