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A demonstrator waves the French flag near a burning barricade on the Champs Elysees, Paris, Nov. 24, 2018 (AP photo by Michel Euler).

Why the ‘Yellow Vests’ Are a Red Flag for France’s Macron—and the EU

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

Editor’s Note: Richard Gowan’s column will appear on Wednesday this week.

PARIS—How do you respond to a protest movement that has no organized leadership, began a month ago with one overriding demand but has since morphed into an expression of generalized discontent, and is grabbing headlines around the world? If you have an answer, French President Emmanuel Macron would almost certainly like to hear from you. ...

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