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France Cracks Down On Increasingly Violent Yellow Vest Protests

The French prime minister has banned yellow vest protests from the Champs-Elysees in Paris, after protesters smashed and set fire to stores, banks and restaurants on Saturday. The yellow vest movement began in France in November to protest a fuel tax increase and has continued, growing larger and more violent.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with author Bernard-Henri Levy (@BHL) about the movement.

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