Parcoursup divides candidates into left and right, Yannick Jadot criticizes intensive agriculture in Brittany… Political news of the day

Peace writes a synopsis of the campaign for the 2022 presidential election: the daily bulletin, published at 19:00, analyzes the political events of the past day and discusses upcoming appointments.

Last day to voice your wishes at the Parcoursup, which has been the subject of controversy among the candidates.

High school students have until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday to formulate their wishes in Parcoursup, a higher education admissions platform criticized by every presidential candidate except Emmanuel Macron.

The President of the Republic praised him “great success” with “top scores” than the previous system, Admission post-bac (APB), which was also questioned by students, their parents and the educational community. However, the candidate added that “to continue the work begun to improve the direction” Parkoursup.

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Valerie Pecresse, for her part, wants to keep Parcoursup alive by attacking its lack of transparency: “avoidance of insider trading in leadership”right-wing candidate says he wants to come back “Parkoursup’s local algorithms are transparent and accessible”. The position was also taken by Erik Zemmour. Far right, Marine Le Pen is the only candidate to propose removal: “I judge a tree by its fruit and at least we can say that Parcoursup wasn’t a big success”she said in particular.

On the left, his disappearance is unanimous. Ann Hidalgo wants “delete parkoursoup”, “restore equal access of French high school students to higher education”like the ecologist Yannick Jadot, for whom “This black box system that determines your future is unbearable”. Fabien Roussel, who also wants “finish”described Parcoursup as “Ko-Lanta” career guidance, but without the totem of immunity “.

“I’m canceling Parcoursup, it’s a disgrace”, also launched in early March by Jean-Luc Mélenchon. A few months earlier, the La France insoumise candidate mentioned “calling destroyer”. It assumes not “replace with nothing”. “If there are not enough places, we must create them”he said on the M6 ​​on March 25.

Image of the day: Yannick Jadot sticks his feet in the sand, denouncing intensive farming in Brittany

Environmental candidate Yannick Jadot travels the Gulf of Saint-Brieuc with Daniel Salmon (right), Senator for Ile-et-Villaine, March 29, 2022.  Here on Hillion Beach (Côte d'Armor), prey to green algae breeding.  AGNES DERBASE / MYOP FOR

With feet in the sand and head under the clouds of a Breton sky, Yannick Jadot traveled Tuesday to the Bay of Saint-Brieuc in Hillion (Côtes-d’Armor) to answer a question dear to environmentalists: green algae. In various places, the Breton coast is inhabited by these algae, whose growth is fed by rivers flowing into the sea with too much nitrates, due to the excessive fertilization of agricultural soils upstream, often accompanied by washing the land with rains. .

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“Green algae are associated with wastewater from industrial farms, especially pig farms. We have three thousand pigs per square kilometer, which is a lot in terms of concentration. Not only has wastewater not been treated for years, but governments have increasingly authorized building expansions.”, condemned Mr. Jadot in the press. An attempt in reverse on the eve of the candidates’ big oral presentation before the National Federation of Farmers’ Unions (FNSEA), whose environmental candidate declined the invitation.

Day number: 5

Republican (LR) candidate Valerie Pecresse, imprisoned for five days for being infected with Covid-19, tried to restart her presidential campaign on Tuesday, still hoping to lie. “script written in advance” Second round between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.

No more Zoom meetings and remote interviews! Valerie Pecresse went to the lands – rather favorable for her candidacy – of Xavier Bertrand, former rival of the LR congress and president of the regional council of Hauts-de-France, to walk the streets of Roubaix (North).

Quote of the Day: “I would keep a subversive figure in Jesus,” says Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

Young Catholics Quarterly Review Mission asked presidential candidates an unusual question: Who do you think Jesus is? Nathalie Artaud, Philippe Putou, Fabien Roussel did not answer. “Jesus? It would be green today, that’s for sure!”, commented Yannick Jadot in a text published on Tuesday. “If I wanted to tease, I would keep Jesus as a subversive image, slip“rebellious” Jean-Luc Melenchon. He embraces conflict to create awareness. » “Jesus is my little brother, says Jean Lassalle. (…) He is a bit of a fool, like me: most of the time he says when he should be quiet, he appears almost out of nowhere and, in principle, for mere mortals, he will not go anywhere either. »

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“Jesus is a somewhat lonely and far-sighted hero for me” equipped “an exceptional ability to find the right words to unite people and appeal to their contemporaries” while being careful “hate”, explains socialist Ann Hidalgo. For Marine Le Pen’s National Rally candidate, he’s human “Victim of love (…). Of course, not everyone has a calling to save people! But you can save your country by sacrificing your own life..

Campaign Diary of Guillaume Herbault

For four weeks, photographer Guillaume Herbault publishes in Peaceevery day photos that tell about the atmosphere of France during this presidential campaign.

Guillaume Herbault: His alias is Topyou on Leboncoin. She sells SEB’s yogurt maker, internet watches, Adriana Karembe’s eyeglass clips, and Eric Zemmour’s latest book. France did not say its last word (Rubempre, 2021). She always resells books after reading them. She made an appointment to meet us at the Lidl car park, Boulevard du Scorfe in Lorient, where she arrives in her Mini on March 19, 2022. She is 58 years old. She is the manager of a jointly owned company. She is divorced, no children. She will not vote for Zemmour in the first round. “He has no physique, (…) I voted for Le Pen a long time ago. It already happened in 2002. For me, immigration is the most important thing. I’m afraid of a “great replacement”. Of course, this is good for Ukrainian refugees, but perhaps you need to think about the French first before you can help them. There are too many tasks in France, and in order to succeed, our young people have to go and work abroad. No, these will not be immigrants, but emigrants. »

A trip to the Le Monde archives… In 2002, teachers’ voting already differed in many ways from the Socialist Party.


In 1977, the Sofres Institute conducted a study Peace on the vote of teachers in the presidential elections. While, “only 1% lined up on the right and 1% on the extreme right”notes journalist Natalie Gibert on March 29, 2002, when it comes to counting this very valuable electorate for the Social Democrats on the left, a few weeks before a new vote.

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Twenty-five years after the first poll, a new Sofres study shows a radical evolution: 23% of respondents said they intended to vote for the outgoing president – on the right – Jacques Chirac. Its prime minister on the left, Lionel Jospin, is leading, with 29% of those polled in favor of his candidacy.

In general, the profession “unexcited” : none of the three seven-year ministers (Claude Allegre, François Bayrou and Jack Lang) receives, according to the respondents, an average score in assessing their actions on a scale from zero to ten. The proposals stemming from the campaign do not meet their basic expectations, which are: the maximum allowable threshold of students in the class, the restoration of a possible orientation to 3as well as and the creation of new training positions. Finally, for more than half of the teachers, “positions of politicians”whether it’s left or right, “small” or “not” different.

On the agenda Wednesday, March 30th.

Tours in France. Yannick Jadot travels to Oise, to Conchy-le-Pau to visit the future health resort, then to Margny-sur-Matz to get acquainted with the inhabitants and managers of the local tavern. Anne Hidalgo is on her way to Pas de Calais and is due to meet in the evening with activists from the Socialist Party of Leuven. Nicolas Dupont-Aignan is also in Hauts-de-France, in Lille, in the middle of the day.

In the fields It is now the turn of the National Federation of Farmers’ Unions (FNSEA), the majority union in the profession, to organize presidential hearings on the occasion of their convention. Twelve minutes of speeches and a short question-and-answer sequence are scheduled for the six announced candidates: Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, Eric Zemmour, Valerie Pecresse, Fabien Roussel and Jean Lassalle. Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Yannick Jadot and Anne Hidalgo declined the invitation.

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