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Jean-Pierre Rey: Girl Waving Flag During General Strike, Paris, May 1968 LIFE‘s May 24, 1968 coverage of the Paris uprisings: The street battle of Paris began with student demonstrations and swiftly escalated into savage warfare. Rock-throwing bands charged up the boulevards. Police, led by the elite and detested Compagnies Républicained de Sécurité, and Gardes Mobiles, charged over cobblestone barricades the student built and attacked without restraint or discrimination. clik thru to…

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"Paris, May 1968" - Date of the largest general strike in France's history to date which brought the economy to a virtual standstill. Photo by Marc Riboud | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_1968_protests_in_France

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from The Paris Review

Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968

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Oscar Wilde's Grave, Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris. My favorite classic author! I'm a little weirded out by all the lipstick prints...but I can't protest too much as I intend to do the same thing :P I wonder how Oscar feels about it?

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And they're wrong about the whole four years thing. The Supreme Court, the Paris agreement, the Iran deal, the constitutional convention, the FED, Internet neutrality, and the billionaire takeover of the media will ensure that it is NOT going away in four years.

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from POPSUGAR Celebrity

Models Take Chanel's Paris "Protests" Beyond the Runway

Karl Lagerfeld is no stranger to bringing artistic drama to the runway, and his latest fashion show stunt is already making headlines worldwide. Karl closed out his Chanel Spring 2015 runway show during Paris Fashion Week with a faux protest, featuring

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