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Goldnadel: "Justine Triet, Éric Piolle, Élisabeth Borne or the three forms of discourse of dominant conformism"


Highlights: The French government wants to remove May 8 as a national holiday. The move is seen as an attempt to erase the memory of the French Revolution. The French government says the move is in the name of national unity. But critics say it is an effort to erase memories of the past. The government says it is simply trying to make the holiday more accessible to the public. The decision to remove the date from the national holiday was made by the French government, not the French people. The announcement was made in response to a petition signed by more than 100,000 people.

FIGAROVOX/CHRONICLE - The lawyer returns to three statements, including that of the Palme d'Or in Cannes, which attacked the policy of the government during the closing ceremony of the Festival. He sees in the director's speech a form of good-natured and falsely rebellious progressivism.

Gilles-William Goldnadel is a lawyer and essayist. Every week, he decrypts the news for FigaroVox.

Let's start with the mayor of Grenoble. What is happening in the unconscious of Eric Piolle who, on Twitter, says he wants to remove from the calendar of non-working holidays the commemorations of a religion whose name he does not give? Officially, it would be to honor the Republic. But it has not been idle by decreeing that the national holiday would be July 14 and by fighting to make victory Nazism, May 8, a working day. No, it is not out of republicanism that Piolle wants to see the Ascension, Pentecost and Christmas erased from our official memory. Like his comrade from Lyon who wanted to tear out the roots of the fir tree, the Grenoble native wants to uproot the memory roots of eternal France. And what do we believe he is crèche in this unavowed will that contrasts with a form of submission to burkinis? The unspoken desire to suppress the old religion of the old...

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Source: lefigaro

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