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Gilets Jaunes Referendum by Initiative of Citizens (RIC): Push to Revive a Democracy

By Gilbert Mercier   The illusion of democracy The Gilets Jaunes movement took most observers and so-called experts in France and worldwide entirely by surprise, but it was actually completely predictable. The crisis simmered below the radars of France’s politicians, media, as well as those who considered themselves the enlightened figures of the intelligentsia for […]