Yellow Vest Movement Persists As France Abandons Fuel Tax05:53
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Protesters yell during a "yellow vest" demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe on Dec. 1, 2018 in Paris. (Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Protesters yell during a "yellow vest" demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe on Dec. 1, 2018 in Paris. (Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)

The French government has dropped new fuel taxes from next year's budget after weeks of mass protests by the so-called yellow vest movement, but more demonstrations are planned for Saturday.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Vincent Michelot, professor of American politics at Sciences Po Lyon.

This segment aired on December 6, 2018.

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