It’s a debate as old as the history of the left who spoke Thursday, July 31 at Cafe Croissant, in Paris, on the occasion of the centenary of the assassination of John Jaurès. In 1905, the man managed Carmaux, with others, to unify the revolutionary and reformist currents of socialism under the banner of the SFIO, the forerunner of the Socialist Party. These fractures, awake for many years, have arisen in his memory.François Hollande was the first to reach the scene, in the early morning, under the curious gaze of onlookers. The Head of State, accompanied by the German Vice-Chancellor, the Social Democrat Sigmar Gabriel, laid a wreath at the foot of the plaque commemorating the murder of Jean Jaurès by nationalist Raoul Villain there is exactly one hundred years.
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Accompanied by the former mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë, Hollande merely a coffee under the eye of photographers and has not expressed. The president did not, however reluctant to its action in the continuity of Jaurès, the “reformist”. No doubt he has not forgotten the boos that accompanied his arrival in Carmaux (Tarn), land of the great man election on April 23.“ON DEMOCRACY IN BRADE NOW»
This is Bertrand Delanoë who is responsible for investing the political executive at the heart of jaurésien heritage. “Jaurès fought for the reform to be effective,” , held in front of cameras former mayor of Paris, which has long been defined as a “social liberal.” “Do not try to exploit it for himself , has he continued. Think Jaurès, it deserves better than to settle its small accounts. “ That is the response to criticism by the Left Front, which accused the government of betraying the memory of the founder of the SFIO.In a perfectly coordinated ballet, Patrick Le Hyaric, Director Humanity and Communist MEP, took over a few minutes later. “There is no shortage of politicians who parade right here and organize the second death of Jaures’ , he was held in a vehement speech denouncing ” small interfering media propaganda mind “ that would prevail in his last few days.
Very applauded by hundreds of activists PCF, Mr Le Hyaric found that” the political legacy of Jaurès n ‘ [was] not respected “ today. “He was a supporter of the conquest of power by the employees and workers. Today, democracy is sold off in the company, it is given to shareholders. “
” MEMORY JAURÈS BELONGS TO EVERYONE “
Patrick Le Hyaric is also attacked frontally foreign policy France. “If we were in France Jaures, France would take initiatives to silence weapons into Gaza and stop to provide the Israeli right-wing government. “
Some white-hot by this speech communist militants attacked later Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, first secretary of the Socialist Party, Benoît Hamon, Minister of . Education, came to the scene to make them as tribute to Jaurès
The attacks have blended in a brief stampede “Social traitor! Betrayal! “ ” Treason? You’re going to say that 60,000 teachers I recruited “, Benoît Hamon got upset with a militant. “It’s been a month we talk with the CPF so that it does not happen that way” , laments does one side of the Rue de Solferino.
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The two men have not had the opportunity to speak!. They quickly rushed inside the cafe for lunch with Jean-Marie Le Guen, State Secretary for Relations with Parliament, Kader Arif, Secretary of State for Veterans. “memory Jaurès belongs to everyone. Nobody knows what he would have said today, “, considers the latter. Unsuccessful attempt to reconcile.