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“People in street situations”, “peaceful journeys”: diving into the Hidalgo newspeak

2021-10-16T05:22:09.293Z

DECRYPTION - Despite voting intentions flirting with 4%, the current mayor of Paris has started his race to the Élysée. A great opportunity to create new sentences, words and expressions.



On September 12, in Rouen, far from the main avenues of Paris, Anne Hidalgo said she was ready for a "

democratic adventure

".

Square well smoothed, tone very civilized, the current mayor of Paris is embarking on an epic towards the Elysee she had dreamed of for a long time.

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She gave herself a mission: "to

change life, to make it easier, more beautiful

".

Its enemy is the car and pollution.

One of the challenges of this term of office

,” wrote the city councilor at the start of 2019, “

is to give back to Parisians their squares, their parks, their streets, their gardens, their squares.

"It is no longer liberated Paris but"

Paris breathes

", a program which since 2018 has gradually driven cars from"

secure public space

".

Make way for “

green spaces

”, “

citizen highways

” and “

peaceful and multi-use places

”.

Convoluted peripheries, creations of words: welcome to the alleys of the Hidalgo language.

To read also "Ecofeminism", "to make society", "chosen diversity": immersed in the newspeak of the ecologists

"

Topager

", "

neo-farmer

": neologisms for a new, happier world

Anne Hidalgo is not the first to do it, to create a new world, nothing like

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Source: lefigaro

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