C’est quoi le Nooj?

The anthem of the Paris branch of the NUJ. It was written after a couple of French trade unionists wandered up to our freshly-unfurled NUJ banner at a Parisian demo (I can’t remember which: perm one from 157) and enquired of our assembled horde of perhaps four: ‘mais, c’est quoi le Nooj?’ You can almost hear the Gallic shrug. The song attempts to answer this excellent and surprisingly complex question.

Video by the seriously talented photographer Nigel Dickinson, who also wields a mean smartphone. Recorded in Paris at the Balbuzard, a very fine Corsican resto near République in December 2017.

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