Exclusive Interview with Nathalie Arthaud

PARIS — LJP’s Anne-Sophie Raujol and Marc Goetzmann interview Leader of Lutte Ouvrière Party, Nathalie Arthaud. LJP: Could you tell us a little more about your party, especially what Lutte Ouvrière stands for? Nathalie Arthaud: Well, we are a communist, revolutionary party: we are Marxists, Leninists, and Trotskyists.  That means that we, as a party, believe that with […]

Lutte Ouvrière Rally: “Striking is the workers’ strength!”

On October 5, the French political party Lutte Ouvrière held a rally. The main participants consisted of the party leader, Nathalie Artaud, and Jean Pierre Mercier, leader of the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) union. Other participants included the workers at PSA the Aulnay-Sous-Bois factory of the Peugeot-Citroën group that cut a lot of jobs […]

French Party “Lutte Ouvrière” Holds Rally

PARIS—Rising gas prices, closing factories, unemployment. According to Nathalie Arthaud, the leader of the Lutte Ouvrière (LO) party, “change is not for right away”. She pointed out that the working class will have to tighten its belt once again for at least two more years due to Hollande’s €30 billion austerity plan, the current economic […]