Radical croissants: The anarcho-communist bakers serving the Paris suburbs

Montreuil (France).- Gabrielle cuts bread for a client at La Conquete du Pain (The conquest of bread) a self-managed anarchist bakery in Montreuil, France, 10 January 2023. EFE/EPA/TERESA SUAREZ

By Nerea González Montreuil, France, Jan 13 (EFE).- A bakery on the outskirts of Paris is combining classic French pastry with anti-capitalist political theory.  La Conquête du Pain (The Conquest of Bread) takes its name from a text written by one of the most renowned anarcho-communist political analysts, Russian Peter Kropotkin. “We are the owners … Read more

Several injured in Paris station knife attack, suspect detained

French police officers stand in the train station Gare du Nord after securing the scene of a knife attack, in Paris, France, 11 January 2023. A knife-wielding man injured six, police said, before police shot him. EFE/EPA/Christophe Petit Tesson

Paris, Jan 11 (EFE).- Several people were injured in a knife attack at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris, authorities said Wednesday. Interior minister Gérald Darmanin said in a tweet that the suspect was swiftly “neutralized” by police. A police source told news outlet FranceInfo that an officer opened fire on the suspect, … Read more