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| Emmanuel Macron and his sleight of hand|
Media release, Saintes, 10 November 2021
On November 9, M. Macron gave probably the best of his speeches in the "Covid" period, the most clever and seductive. In it he credited himself - with unaccustomed modesty, since he said "we" instead of "I" - with the presumed success of the battle against Covid, which began badly, however, and with the supposed economic effects of his health decisions.
But we should not be taken in by his sleight of hand. For example this passage: "Work is our (...)
| Now standing as a candidate for the Presidency of France 2022|
For a Convivial France in a Livable World without carbon emissions, nuclear technology or militarism
by Jean-Marie MATAGNE
Will the presidential election of 2022 allow us to ward off the two greatest dangers threatening humanity - climate degradation and nuclear weapons? The likely answer, I fear, is no. The struggle against global warming is happily mobilising young people and public opinion. However the action of the world’s governments, including France, is far from adequate. As for the other threat, which can hit us at any moment, not one of the candidates for the president’s nuclear button seems willing (...)
| France’s Presidential Campaign 2022|
Stop the Nuclear Insanity!
Published in French on 28 October 2021
For 50 years now I have opposed the nuclear plague, in its military and civilian forms, which ever since Hiroshima has sown illness and death across our planet and prepared us for a future with no future. This subject merits your attention, and maybe your action. At stake is the future of us all, your very life and the lives of your loved ones.
In April 1971 under the sunny sky of Alsace several thousand of us (...)
4 September 2021
Declaration of Candidacy in the Popular Primary
19 July 2021
Citizens’ Festival "Disarm to Live" (Désarmer pour vivre)
4 June 2021
SIPRI Numbers: New Record Level of Global Military Expenditure – Arms Race Continues
6 April 2021
Nuclear Crime: last-ditch campaign
17 March 2021
"Red Alert": the world is heading in the direction of a 3rd World War, a nuclear one.
5 March 2021
Letter to Régis Juanico, MP of the Loire, and his parliamentary colleagues
26 January 2021
We need a citizen candidate, pro-climate and anti-nuclear, to contest the presidential election of 2022
|Saturday 25 September 2021 |
|The Death of Paul Quilès, former Minister of Defense, who later worked to abolish nuclear weapons |
Media Release from ACDN, Saturday 25 September 2021
Paul Quilès passed away in a Paris hospice on Friday 24 September 2021.
After being the campaign director for François Mitterrand in 1981, he was appointed to several ministerial posts between 1983 and 1993 (Housing, Tourism, Transport, (...)
|Sunday 8 November 2020 |
|Now is the time for a peaceful world without nuclear weapons|
Communiqué ACDN, 2020-11-08
The Action des Citoyens pour le Désarmement Nucléaire (ACDN) congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for their election at the head of the USA and expresses the wish that it will open an age of peace, cooperation and disarmament all around the world.
Now is the time (...)
|Saturday 18 July 2020 |
|Azerbaijan Threatens Chernobyl-Style ‘Catastrophe’ In Caucasus Drone War|
The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has erupted into open warfare again. As previously noted on Forbes, there has recently been an alarming build-up of drone air forces on both sides. Azerbaijan has now threatened to use its capability to hit Armenia’s only atomic power plant.
At least (...)
|Wednesday 28 August 2019 |
|Hiroshima Urgent Appeal: Keep the international nuclear arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation pacts alive|
August 22, 2019
The participants of the Hiroshima Round Table and the Governor of the Hiroshima Prefecture, undersigned, are very concerned about the rising risk of the use of nuclear weapons, the steadily deteriorating situation surrounding nuclear arms control and disarmament, and the danger (...)