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Beefeaters Strike (and it was all yellow)

So here’s an interesting wrinkle. The Beefeaters, the ceremonial guards at the Tower of London (and the world’s most famous Gin company mascots) are going on strike. And they’re adopting the Yellow Jacket emblem to do it. According to the APP, “Beefeater guards at the Tower of London switched their traditional red uniforms for yellow…

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The Yellow Jacket Revolution

From a half a world away I’m trying to understand and explain the yellow jacket revolution in a context that is relatable to most Americans.  As they riot in Paris, and now across Europe,  the protesters wear yellow because it is highly visible and meant to be seen (or demands to be seen).  They also…

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The Yellow Jackets’ Sting

This one we got from our friend Robert Folkner, who follows news from Paris with some intensity. As you know, while we’ve been focused on Trump, France has been dealing with some pretty serious riots. In particular, these are being organized by “The Yellow Vests” (so called because they wear yellow traffic safety vests while…

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