La Courneuve (AFP)
Cleavage left / right, abstaining, party union: the Insoumis Adrien Quatennens, the socialist Olivier Faure and the ecologist Sandra Regol were opposed on the strategy approaching municipal, Sunday during a debate at the Feast of Humanity.
"We must defend the left / right divide, because it is structuring.If we consider that the first opponent is closest to us, this is not the one we will find in power, but Emmanuel Macron "said PS First Secretary Olivier Faure.
Hue at the beginning of the debate by a few dozen people among the hundreds of spectators, Mr. Faure retorted: "When in the street, I manifest and I'm hissed, I wonder who you whistle, because I'm from a party which has brought social progress that you too have supported. "
"What is the order of the day is not the gathering of a camp, but the construction of a new majority," said LFI coordinator Adrien Quatennens, adding: "With the poorer neighborhoods, the population in precariousness, with the middle classes of city centers questioning their certainty of voting ".
"I am dismayed that the only idea that the left would have to bear would be to be united," he continued, wishing to avoid "building a museum together". "To bring one out of two who does not come to vote, we can not use the methods that work for those who come already," he added.
Although Insoumise, MP Clémentine Autain, who launched in July with Communist MP Elsa Faucillon a call to a "Big Bang" left, launched: "I saw many break with the terms of left, then to meet on the other side. "
According to her, "the left word needs to be filled again" and the solution is to "build bridges with" sectors "associative and cultural" historically anchored left ".
The spokesperson of EELV Sandra Regol warned: "We are often stuck on our old diseases, the radicality of words ... (...) Even if we all agree against capitalism, if we denounce it, for someone who has trouble eating, it's worrying if we do not provide answers "and alternative projects.
In the municipal, "let us unite, not by summit agreements, but city by city with local activists, do not leave us" after the Feast of Humanity, which ends Sunday, wished for its part the national secretary PCF Fabien Roussel.
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