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Movement's unofficial leaders explain what they really want & why protests are just the beginnin

• RT

They put yellow vests on their dashboards to make themselves highly visible and unwittingly set off a spontaneous protest movement that has swept over France like a tidal wave. In an exclusive first-person documentary, an RTD crew follows the initiators of the Yellow Vest movement from small villages to the streets of Paris as they tell their own stories and explain what the movement is really all about. Priscillia Ludosky, a small business owner turned Yellow Vest champion, explains what drove her to post the anti-fuel tax petition that spurred the first demonstration, or Act 1. Ghislain Coutard, a car mechanic, describes how he got the idea to use hi-viz vests as protest symbols and shows RTD the very one that gave the movement its name. Speaking at work and demonstrations, these unofficial leaders tell RTD why ordinary people are so angry in one of the richest countries in the world

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