It started on October 17th 2018. It has been going on for over 6 months now, and doesn’t seem to die down. Their demands are unfortunately unclear.
Quel est le problème?
Qu’est-ce qu’il vous empêche de vivre une vie normale?
Répondez a ces questions et vous saurez quoi revendiquer.
— Flavio Antonino (@AntoninoFlavio) May 4, 2019
Their complaints stated with high fuel costs due to taxation, and high cost of living. Some say over 12 millions working class French are broke by mid-month with no money left in their accounts. One must understand the in France they get paid monthly.
The French government has so much control and power in France, that they are at the merci of politicians and the European Union. There is nothing not in the control of government. Liberty in France is a thing of the past, and government dictates. And in doing so fails to serve the population.
The French thought government would serve them, but in the end, it just controls.
“Never let others do for you what you can do your self.”