A French presidential candidate goes on hunger strike
from Jean-Marie Matagne, 7 January 2022
I heard on the radio this morning that 12 people including Pierre Larrouturou and Anne Hessel were beginning a hunger strike in Paris today with the aim of bringing the left-wing parties and ecologists to agree on presenting a single candidate for the upcoming presidential election.
Having taken part in the Popular Primary, I approve this aim, on condition that the government programme that this candidate will defends includes France’s participation (...)
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 (...)