On May 7, centrist Emmanuel Macron was elected President of France with a huge margin of over 66% of the vote against Marine Le Pen’s less than 33%. But as former Presidential candidate Jacques Cheminade has stated repeatedly, France is headed for troubled times, because neither of the candidates proposed the fundamental changes required today.
For the first time in the history of the Fifth Republic in France, there will be no candidate from the traditional right-wing and left-wing parties in the runoff Presidential election on May 7. The winners of the first round are the polymorphous, fake “centrist” Emmanuel Macron (23.7%) and Marine Le Pen (21,5%) of the extreme right-wing Front National.
The following is the translation of Cheminade’s 3 minute electoral spot which was shown eight times on prime time television before the end of the campaign on April 21. The first clip, 1.30 minutes long, was broadcast ten times.
On April 7, 2017, French Presidential Candidate Jacques Cheminade issued the following short statement from Beirut, Lebanon, under the title “Worse than a Crime, It’s a Blunder.” Cheminade was in the Lebanese capital to meet Lebanese President Michel Aoun, after which he held a press conference and various meetings.
Eliminate unbridled financial speculation by separating the banks, issue public credit to finance the real economy, leave the euro and the EU in its current form, and join with the BRICS to develop the world are the themes French Presidential candidate Jacques Cheminade has hammered on in his many interviews in the media. Last week, he had a chance to bring his message personally to important constituent events as well.
Supporters of Jacques Cheminade’s presidential bid took part in two international demonstrations on March 25 in Paris, one for the Greek people, and the other for the Yemenis, distributing short statements the candidate had written for these occasions.
Supporters of Jacques Cheminade’s presidential bid took part in an international demonstration on March 25 in Paris to demand an end to the ongoing genocide in Yemen, where they distributed a short statement by the candidate headlined “Stop the Mass Death.” “Stop the Mass Death.”