Riots Erupt in Paris Over President Emmanuel Macron’s Gas Tax and Socialist Policies

Protesters are opposed to taxes Macron introduced last year on diesel and petrol which are designed to encourage people to switch to cleaner forms of transport.

Riots Erupt in Paris Over President Emmanuel Macron’s Gas Tax and Socialist Policies

  PARIS – Police have fired tear gas and used water cannons in Paris against thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow vest” protests across France. As night fell, the famed Champs-Elysees avenue, where fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld switched on the red […]