BIO: Born in Algiers in 1950. His father, a watchmaker and jeweler, was a Communist militant. In 1962, his family relocated to Paris. Emancipated at 16, he participated in the Anarchist Congress at Bordeaux in 1967 and later enrolled at the University of Nanterre, where he became a member of a group called the Enrages. Very active in the events of 22 March 1968, he was elected the president of the Occupation Committee of the Sorbonne on 14 May 1968. In June 1968, he became a member of the Situationist International, to which he belonged until 1971, when he was excluded. In the 1970s, he left Paris for the country and eventually became a sheep-farmer. In 1991, he joined the Peasant Confederation, through which he eventually met Jose Bove. In 1996, he became aware of genetically modified organisms, against which he helped organized attackd in 1998 and 1999. In 2003, he served a term in prison for his actions.