The Debate

'Up All Night' movement: Flash in the pan or new political reality? (part 1)

Over the last ten days, a citizen movement called "Up All Night" has taken control of the place de la République square in Paris. Every night, hundreds or thousands camp out discussing the state of politics and democracy in France. They haven’t made specific demands and defy easy explanations apart from saying that they are definitely left-wing. Will it fade away into the background like the Occupy Movement or evolve into a political party like the Spanish Indignados?


Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

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