Post Tagged with: "Front de Gauche"

“Race” Deleted From French Law in Hopes of Dispelling Racism

A bill proposed by the Front de gauche (FDG) eliminating the word “race” from French legislation was adopted by the National Assembly last Thursday. The term is to be deleted from the Code Pénal, the Code de procedure pénale, and from the law on the freedom of press. André Chassaigne, Communist deputy and President of the FDG in the National Assembly, claims that the removal of the word contributes to the fight against prejudices and[Read More…]

Nicolas Dupont-Aignan: “Stop Our National Masochism”

On Monday, February 11, French representative and leader of the Debout La République (literally “Stand Up, Republic”) party Nicolas Dupont-Aignan spent the day in Lille, in the north of France, visiting a Romani living camp. Later, he held a public gathering in the University of Sciences Po Lille. La Jeune Politique was there. The evening was cold in Lille, and students waited for Nicolas Dupont-Aignan to finish the briefing with his supporters. Around thirty of[Read More…]

VIDEO: The French Far-Left Unites Against Austerity in Paris. Exclusive Interview with Jean-Luc Mélenchon

Our reporters Nadeem Hakemi and Peter Ansell went to a Front de Gauche rally on Saturday, November 16. Please find the report down below:   For an extended version of the Mélenchon report, see the link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RwV8o3dO_A&feature=youtu.be

Hollande Already Losing Support

Down from 55% in June and July, François Hollande’s August approval ratings stand at 44% according to IPSOS, 50% according to TNS Sofres and 49% CSA for all pollsters. The decline in results is relentless; François Hollande is experiencing a fall in popularity. As the President expected, there has been no grace period during the first months of his term. In comparison, the popularity curve of Nicolas Sarkozy was more than 63% in 2007 before[Read More…]

Mélenchon Publicly Criticizes Hollande

After three months of silence and a long stay in Venezuela at the invitation of Hugo Chavez, the President of the Parti de Gauche (PG) and former presidential candidate Jean Luc Mélenchon made his thunderous political comeback earlier this week in the Journal du Dimanche. Regarding the first 100 days of Hollande: “100 days for almost nothing,” he responded before continuing, ”Hollande defused the insurrectionary content of the vote from the presidential election. He diluted[Read More…]