At the beginning of July we witnessed further rioting and looting across France. President Emmanuel Macron, with the nerve and arrogance only he is capable of, pretended to find this event surprising, despite the fact that everyone had been expecting it at least since 2005 and the last large-scale riots in the suburbs.
No sensible, informed person with common sense was surprised by this week of chaos. And even if the Left, either out of treacherous electioneering or stupid candor, were talking about a revolt for justice, justified anger, or even festive demonstrations [sic!], it became clear that this was not a structured and thought-out revolt, or even a spontaneous and politically-oriented one. It was rather a series of savage acts of violence, and an expression of hatred and total rejection of France, as if a parasite’s immune system was rejecting the host.
And while it is obviously wrong, unfair, and absurd to lump all immigrants or descendants of immigrants together, it has to be said that too large a proportion of this population, despite the fact that they did not take part in the riots or the looting, likewise did not put up any resistance, nor did they try to intervene and stop the actions of their sons, brothers, cousins, or neighbors.
No, this was not a riot, but the expression of something far more serious, far more worrying, and far more profound: It was a secession. First and foremost, we are witnessing a secession of the “new French.” These were tens of millions — read that number again — of new French citizens. Most of them are from the former French colonies, but not only there, as the majority today were born in France as the descendants of legal immigrants who had posed no problem when they arrived. It was supposed to be temporary labor immigration. And these people are more and more clearly putting one foot in secession.
This is by no means a popular, conscious, or politicized movement. The rioters are not poor people thirsting for social justice; they are the new barbarians spawned by our civilizational collapse. They are no revolutionaries, but looters full of hatred for white people and a desire to dominate their space — which they intend, sooner or later, to make their own.
We saw detonations of homemade bombs; live ammunition fired at police officers; destruction of public buildings; theft of vehicles; burning of cars; lynching of white people, as well as of plainclothes or off-duty policemen (after they had been hunted down), settling of scores between rival gangs along the way; accidental deaths (for the time being); attacks on symbols of the state and society, as well as on transport, schools, police stations, post offices, town halls, the Olympic building, and large shops); and French flags burned. This litany of acts committed by the “opportunities for France,” as the Left calls them, is the only political message that counts. No, this is not a social revolt: It is a secession, a profession of faith in identity. It is the very authority and legitimacy of the French state that is being called into question here. — not the government, or even the regime.
It is the closest thing we have to militant action: the fruit of a collective intelligence, bearing witness to a clear perception of power relations. In this dress rehearsal, the mass of secessionist insurgents declared war on the remnants of the French state, which has been trapped by its clientelism and its succession of acts of cowardice and renunciation over the last 50 years, which made it a hostage to what it itself has created.
What was the Paris regime’s response to this mess? First of all, silence (censoring of videos), then media distraction (pointing the finger at militant patriotic self-defense groups to stir up the ghost of the fascist threat), and finally denial, that immense mental strength that sometimes allows people to live, even until their deaths, without ever taking danger into account. This denial has deeply animated the macronist, globalist, authoritarian post-bourgeoisie, a remnant of a bourgeoisie in decline that denies both its disintegration over the last century — as well as the death of the industrial bourgeoisie as a result of the universalization of joint stock companies — and the scale of the problems for which it is responsible.
The violence of the police, who are less and less professional and French and more and more full of riff-raff, serves only to subdue the last Gallic inhabitants of peripheral France, who are being fleeced by the riff-raff at the top, the anti-national oligarchy, and robbed by the riff-raff at the bottom, the post-Islamic and Americanized lumpenproletariat.
This breakdown of France into three blocs, as described by geographer Christophe Guilluy in his book La France périphérique, confirms Guy Debord’s analysis that was published in 1985:
We can no longer assimilate anyone: not young people, not French workers, not even provincials or old ethnic minorities, because Paris, a destroyed city, has lost its historic role of creating French people. What is centralism without a capital? . . . Only a focused spectacle can unify the spectators. The rich expression “cultural diversity” is often used in advertising-speak. What cultures? There are none left. Neither Christian nor Muslim; neither socialist nor scientistic. Don’t talk about the absent ones. If we look for a moment at the truth and the evidence, there is nothing left but the spectacular global (American) degradation of every culture. . . . Some put forward the criterion of “speaking French.” Ridiculous. Do today’s French people speak it? . . . We’ve become Americans. It’s only natural that we should find all the United States’ miserable problems here, from drugs to the mafia, from fast food to the proliferation of ethnic groups. . . . Here, we have America’s troubles without having its strength. . . . Here, we are nothing more than colonized people who have failed to revolt, the yes-men with their spectacular alienation. . . . The risk of apartheid? It is very real. It is more than a risk, it is an inevitability that is already there (with its logic of ghettos, racial confrontations, and one day, bloodshed). A society that is falling completely apart is obviously less able to welcome large numbers of immigrants without too many problems than a coherent and relatively happy society.
So in this context peripheral France, which has been openly relegated to an underclass status during the period of the Yellow Vests, when the regime in Paris brutally — and often illegally and immoral — repressed demonstrations by honorable workers and ordinary people, is increasingly entering a state of secession as well, whether consciously or not.
We are witnessing the beginnings of the complete disintegration of the French nation — or what’s left of it. France is going to become brazilianized, with a concentration of capital that will enable small groups to secure a high standard of living for themselves by privatizing public services while the rest of the population, whether of Gallic or immigrant origin, will have to rely on mutual aid from the community to meet their needs.
Increasingly weak, the French state is mutating into an authoritarian and repressive system in a terrible admission of powerlessness. There are calls for more surveillance, more control, drones in the streets, automatic facial recognition, and control and censorship of the Internet. No one on any side of the political spectrum seems to realize that the solution does not lie either in disarming the police (but never the scum and gangsters, of course) or in arming the police to the teeth and turning the country into a police state. The solution is fewer barbarians and fewer traitors; not less freedom in the hope of restricting the thugs, but the return of guaranteed fundamental freedoms for citizens who respect the social contract.
It has to be said that France is falling apart, whether as a result of the cultural and identity-based decomposition of the French people, who are being subjected to the globalist steamroller, or as a result of mass immigration by a vengeful sub-proletariat that is generally unsuited to life in a European society.
The profound mechanisms that have led to this state of affairs cannot be stopped, let alone corrected, by a few political reforms. It is too late. At the beginning of July, a potential nation in the making whose barbaric morons were the noisy representatives during the riots and looting is facing a nation in decomposition that has been betrayed by its elites and left to fend for itself in its inevitable decline.
The determination of the ruling French oligarchy to suppress any attempt at a reaction or self-defense betrays better than any words the globalist agenda of the powers-that-be. France and the French must submit to the globalist order and its barbarian auxiliaries, even if order is temporarily lost. Any resistance will be countered. Thus, we shouldn’t be surprised to see a growing desire on the part of the French people to secede from the French state.
We were not witnessing “urban riots,” but rather a historical spasm that reveals the partitioning of the French national body. This was just one seismic tremor, and there will be others — certainly much bigger ones. The future of France, or what’s left of it, will be determined by the degree to which each side submits.
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