A helping hand – Call for the pursuit of the fight

Dear promoters of direct democracy, from all countries,

First of all, congratulations to those who continue the fight in the field and from their places, each according to their means. A thought also for all the victims of violence, whatever their side.

Many good actions such as boycotts, road toll lifts, blockages of the most powerful hypermarkets and extraordinary coordination without a leader in power. We managed to make them shiver. The people are regaining their rights effectively.

On the other hand, there are also far too many demonstrators in the city centres and in the places of power. For my part, I understand the latter, but I think that unfortunately this is falling into a trap. The State is a fuse box, it is there to take the blows in the place of the owners of multinational companies (e. g. Total, Auchan, Carrefour, Vinci) who have the reality of power in most countries of the world. Head of states and ministers draw anger at them with provocations. So, we march through the city, we take prefectures and ministries. For what purpose? What is the cost for those who fall victim to the many police officers still loyal to power? Where’s the lever? The damage will be repaired with our taxes, nothing more. The real perpetrators of state corruption are even less concerned. These actions allow them to live normally.

Political power is a fuse box. What will happen when the head of state or the ruling party, having focused all the hatred on him, resigns, self-dissolves, followed by elections to choose the next fuse? Months lost, false hopes for change and a loss of momentum in the struggles.

This message is a call to focus on actions that can lead the government’s financiers to ask their elected puppets to accept our demand to adopt the referendum on popular initiative in the constitution. Here are some of the proposals:

– Continue to lift road tolls.

– Block as much as possible access to the country’s two or three largest hypermarkets stores.

– Advocate for prosecutors who are independent of the government and locally elected. The crimes of the financiers in power, elected officials and their bullies must no longer be dismissed without consequences. With the ability of prosecutors to seize Interpol, these often highly mobile white-collar criminals will no longer have a country to hide and enjoy their money.

– Demand an amnesty law for whistle-blowers. Yes, many finance workers have been involved in corruption, our impoverishment and people poisoning, but we have everything to gain from those who want to defect and expose the crimes of their employers or colleagues. We have seen, for example, with the Panama Papers, implant files, Snowden, Assange, Chelsea Manning, etc., that some financial insiders really want to participate in democratic struggles and bring down the oligarchy.

– Call on the United Nations to promote direct democracy in our countries. We all know that the United Nations cannot impose it, but it can measure and promote it. In fact, it cannot deny to apply what is in its founding texts. Even a dictator doesn’t like to be pointed at. International organizations can be valuable allies. It is a reality that the UN, despite all its past failure and our frustrations, have advanced peace by drastically reducing wars between countries, reducing child labour by nine tenth, and defeating the greatest diseases in history, such as smallpox. They are doing their job, do not confuse them with the European Union.

To all of us, keep having courage, we have every reason to be proud of the work done so far, victory may be unlikely, but it is possible if we use our anger for our own ends and not in the service of the opponents of democracy.


Pour lire ceci en français: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181769674190/main-tendue-appel-à-la-poursuite-de-la-lutte

Petition to the UN for the Popular Initiative Referendum in accordance with Sustainable Development Goal 16 “Peace, justice and strong institutions” (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg16), for the referendum on the Citizenship Initiative: sign here: http://chng.it/TXCknMhm via Change and pass on to your friends:-)


My hormones want admirationhttps://tmblr.co/ZprwNe2fGP4AT

The Red and the Yellowhttps://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181554498725/the-red-and-the-yellow-red-scarves-against-yellow

Successful protesters: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181195356610/ successful-protesters-lets-have-a-quick-look-back

The leader – we?https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181677923775/the-leader-we

L’ONU interdit à la France l’usage des grenades et lanceurs de balles car cette violence d’Etat dissuade les gens de manifester pacifiquement.

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts | UN News

https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/02/1032741

The leader? WE

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/515254836720041992/530138668044779530/49343131_39497817171262687_601453815151094124544_n.png

The government is trying to impose leaders on yellow vests that do not want them:

Fly Rider
Jacline Mouraud
Priscillia Ludosky
Etienne Chouard

It is quite clear that the government is trying to make Eric Drouet a martyr.

After his first arrest, several petitions to free him were circulated:

like this one: https://www.change.org/p/nous-les-gilets-jaunes-libérer-eric-drouet

They have been signed by thousands of people.

He was arrested a second time when he came with a dozen friends, without yellow vests, to place a candle at the Concorde in memory of the dead since the beginning of the movement.

The atmosphere was calm. Here is the Concorde a few minutes before his arrest: https://www.francetvinfo.fr/live/message/5c2/d1d/fb8/256/bfc/6c1/70a/ad1.htm

Here are the images of his second arrest: https://twitter.com/ClementLanot/status/1080557500645158912?s=20
and his indictment: https://www.francetvinfo.fr/live/message/5c2/d2c/4a8/256/bfc/6c1/70a/af4.html
Mélanchon is the first to have reacted on france info. He would be happy to be the leader the government is looking for.

Of course we must defend Eric Drouet but without dispersing ourselves. The goal is not to prevent the government from making arrests, it is stronger at this game. The aim is to defend democracy.

Let us not lose focus by focusing on people, that is exactly what the government wants. Let us continue to defend the ideas that bring us together. The Popular Initiative is what the yellow vests want to talk about and that is what they must talk about despite the government’s provocations.


“For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.“ Sun Tzu –  The Art of War

The reds and the yellows: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181554498725/the-red-and-the-yellow-red-scarves-against-yellow

4600 police officers exhausted to supervise the demonstrators: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180712877670/only-4600-exhausted-police-officers-to-supervise

Petition to the UN for the Popular Initiative Referendum in accordance with Sustainable Development Goal 16 "Peace, justice and strong institutions” (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg16), for the referendum on the Citizenship Initiative: sign here: http://chng.it/TXCknMhm via Change and pass on to your friends:-)

Yes to the referendum on popular initiative: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/158886557375/oui-au-référendum-dinitiative-populaire-pétition

Tomorrow – Chapter 3: The Economy: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/165431928955/demainlefilm

Successful protesters: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181195356610/successful-protesters-lets-have-a-quick-look-back

Voices: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/173639682525/voix-alimentation-la-ruche-qui-dit-oui

Wishing a safe journey to the yellow vests: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180241239260/wishing-a-safe-journey-to-the-yellow-vests-the

The situation of yellow vests on 25 November: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180480765525/the-situation-of-yellow-vests-today-1-fed-up-with

The economic lever: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/181291168120/le-levier-économique-charles-stewart-parnell

What kind of democracy do we want?: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180687294075/what-kind-of-democracy-do-we-want-a-multitude-is

How to launch a popular initiative: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180988250530/initiative-populaire-comment-lancer-une-initiative


Pour lire ceci en français: https://tmblr.co/ZprwNe2fCcJG2

L’ONU interdit à la France l’usage des grenades et lanceurs de balles car cette violence d’Etat dissuade les gens de manifester pacifiquement.

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts | UN News

https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/02/1032741

The Greeks held out against Persia
Who was a thousand times stronger than them
But who won the battle of Marathon and Thermopylae
We don’t remember much about it
We only honor the common soldier
Who ran heroically from Marathon to Athens to announce victory
And of course we know Leonidas
Belgian chocolate covered

On the other hand, the triumphant Roman generals are remembered
Some of them staged themselves with a pen soaked in ink
But the ink was dry
Not all of them ended well

I was the slave of one of them
He treated me well
I liked him 
My triumphant general was parading on his chariot
Under the triumphal arch
Acclaimed by all peoples
I would then repeat it to him by ear
“Memento mori”

But my voice carried little
Under the volume of the crowd

I saw him as a kid.
I saw him grow up.
I saw him grow old.
But not too old though

He treated me well
I liked him
But he ended up listening
All those people who wore him as a hero
As if he had fought the war alone

He ended up overestimating his strengths
He died of a fall
He wanted to catch honey

He himself believed in his perfection
He forgot all the faithful soldiers
All the people
Who had made his glory

He forgot that he was a mere mortal
He forgot to listen to me.
He forgot to remain humble
He forgot that he needed the others

But it’s not completely his fault.
They all needed a hero.
They had to choose a prince
When they just needed gods
They all kept him above the clouds
They built his wings out of wax
He flew too high
Forgetting that they were imaginary

And the wax from his ears melted away
Under the sunlight

Aurianne Or


Roman triumph – Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_triumph

In Ancient Rome, a slave would continuously whisper ‘Remember you are mortal’ in the ears of victorious generals as they were paraded through the streets after coming home, triumphant, from battle: https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/01/23/in-ancient-rome-a-slave-would-continuously-whisper-remember-you-are-mortal-in-the-ears-of-victorious-generals-as-they-were-paraded-through-the-streets-after-coming-home-triumphant-from-battle/

 

Popular Initiative

Petition to the UN in accordance with the Sustainable Development Objective 16, “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions” (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg16), for the Referendum of the Citizenship Initiative: sign here: http: // chng .it / TXCknMhm via Change and tell your friends 🙂


Translate with: https://www.deepl.com/translator

Comment lancer une initiative populaire fédérale en Suisse?: https://www.ch.ch/fr/democratie/droits-politiques/initiative-populaire/comment-lancer-une-initiative-populaire-federale/

Qu’est-ce qu’une initiative populaire fédérale ?: https://www.ch.ch/fr/democratie/droits-politiques/initiative-populaire/quest-ce-quune-initiative-populaire-federale/

Exigeons le R.I.C.: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10212864065224944&id=1488823571&refid=18&_ft_=qid.6633397764258435166%3Amf_story_key.136027043997375%3Atop_level_post_id.136027043997375%3Atl_objid.136027043997375%3Acontent_owner_id_new.1488823571%3Aoriginal_content_id.10212864065224944%3Aoriginal_content_owner_id.1488823571%3Asrc.22%3Aphoto_id.10212864064664930%3Astory_location.6%3Aattached_story_attachment_style.photo&__tn__=C-R

Oui au référendum d’initiative populaire: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/158886557375/oui-au-référendum-dinitiative-populaire-sur-le

The referendum is a weapon that kills violence: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180920608175/le-référendum-est-une-arme-qui-tue-la-violence-oui

What kind of democracy do we want?: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180687294075/what-kind-of-democracy-do-we-want-a-multitude-is

Why are the bribes so small?: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/171052601885/why-are-their-bribes-so-small-the-rate-of-return

“A multitude is a better judge of many things than any individual” – Politics by Aristotle: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/172099255870/via-httpswwwyoutubecomwatchv-ar8s6vircwm

Sur la liberté, Cicéron, La République : https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/173726603455/la-liberté-ne-consiste-pas-à-avoir-un-bon-maître

Voix: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/173639682525/voix-alimentation-la-ruche-qui-dit-oui

Banca: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/165684080330/banca-the-merchant-of-venice-william

Solidarité Helvértique: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/160117630030/solidarité-hélvétique-démocratie-semi-directe

Tomorrow – Chap 3: Economy: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/165431928955/demainlefilm

Tomorrow – Chap 4: Democracy: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/164301056995/tomorrow-chap-4-la-démocratie-the-panama

The Good tyrant ?: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/173186627365/the-good-tyrant-tyranny-can-legally-exist-in-a

Capitalism will eat democracy, unless we speak up – Yanis Varoufakis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB4s5b9NL3I&feature=youtu.bePetition to the UN in accordance with the Sustainable Development Objective 16, “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions” (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg16), for the Referendum of the Citizenship Initiative: sign here: http: // chng .it / TXCknMhm via Change

Go, Go, Go!

Thank you for opening the town halls for complaints, more than a step before opening them for the referendums.

Operation “open town halls” on Saturday, December the 8th: “In this troubled period, mayors can connect citizens and the State”: https://www.francetvinfo.fr/economie/transports/gilets-jaunes/operation-mairies-ouvertes-samedi-dans-cette-periode-trouble-les-maires-peuvent-relier-les-citoyens-et-letat_3087821.html


Kneeling protester: A new symbol of the YellowVests? | RT: https://www.rt.com/news/445965-protesters-kneel-police-students

Les GiletsJaunes se mettent à genoux en soutien aux 151 lycéens arrêtés à Mantes-La-Jolie | lesoir Belgique: https://soirmag.lesoir.be/194509/article/2018-12-08/les-gilets-jaunes-se-mettent-genoux-en-soutien-aux-151-lyceens-arretes-mantes-la


Gilets Jaunes Coordination (Serveur Discord): http://www.giletsjaunes-coordination.fr

No homeless, pensions, maximum salary… Discover the list of claims of the “yellow vests”
The movement sent a press release to the media and MPs with about 40 demands on Thursday.

https://www.francetvinfo.fr/economie/transports/gilets-jaunes/zero-sdf-retraites-superieures-a-1-200-euros-salaire-maximum-a-15-000-euros-decouvrez-la-longue-liste-des-revendications-des-gilets-jaunes_3077265.html

The claims of the “yellow vests” now officially go beyond the issue of fuel prices alone. In a lengthy statement sent to the media and members of parliament on Thursday 29 November, the movement’s delegation listed a series of demands it wanted to see implemented.

“Deputies of France, we inform you of the people’s directives so that you can transpose them into law (…). Obey the will of the people. Enforce these instructions”, write the “yellow vests”. Delegation spokespersons are to be received on Friday at 2 p.m. by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Minister of Ecological Transition François de Rugy.

Increase of the minimum wage to 1,300 euros net, return to retirement at age 60 or abandonment of withholding tax…. The list includes many social measures, but also measures concerning transport, such as the end of the increase in fuel taxes and the introduction of a tax on marine fuel and kerosene. Here is a non-exhaustive list of claims:

– Zero homeless : URGENT.

– More progressiveness in income tax, i.e. more brackets.

– Smic at 1,300 euros net.

– Promote small businesses in villages and town centres. Stop the construction of large commercial areas around large cities that kill small businesses and more free parking in city centres.

– Large plan of Insulation of the dwellings to make ecology by making savings to the households.

– Taxes: that BIG companies (MacDonald’s, Google, Amazon, Carrefour…) pay BIG and that small companies (craftsmen, very small SMEs) pay small.

– Same social security system for all (including craftsmen and self-employed entrepreneurs). End of the RSI.

– The pension system must remain united and therefore socialized. No point retreat.

– End of the fuel tax increase.

– No retirement below 1,200 euros.

– Any elected representative will be entitled to the median salary. His transport costs will be monitored and reimbursed if justified. Entitlement to a meal ticket and a holiday voucher.

– The salaries of all French people, as well as pensions and allowances, must be indexed to inflation.

– Protecting French industry: prohibit relocations. Protecting our industry means protecting our know-how and our jobs.

– End of seconded work. It is abnormal that a person working in France does not enjoy the same salary and rights. Anyone authorised to work on French territory must be on an equal footing with a French citizen and his employer must contribute at the same level as a French employer.

– For job security: further limit the number of fixed-term contracts for large companies. We want more permanent contracts.

– End of the CICE. Use of this money to launch a French hydrogen car industry (which is truly ecological, unlike the electric car.)

– End of the austerity policy. We stop paying interest on the debt that is declared illegitimate and we start paying down the debt without taking money from the poor and the less poor, but by collecting the $80 billion in tax evasion.

– That the causes of forced migration be addressed.

– That asylum seekers are treated well. We owe them housing, security, food and education for minors. Work with the UN to ensure that reception camps are opened in many countries around the world, pending the outcome of the asylum application.

– That rejected asylum seekers be returned to their country of origin.

– That a real integration policy be implemented. Living in France means becoming French (French language courses, French history courses and civic education courses with a certificate at the end of the course).

– Maximum salary set at 15,000 euros.

– That jobs be created for the unemployed.

– Increase in disabled benefits.

– Limitation of rents. More affordable housing (especially for students and precarious workers).

– Prohibition to sell property belonging to France (dam, airport…)

– Substantial resources granted to the judiciary, police, gendarmerie and army. Whether law enforcement overtime is paid or recovered.

– All the money earned by motorway tolls will be used for the maintenance of France’s motorways and roads as well as for road safety.

– As the price of gas and electricity has risen since privatisation took place, we want them to become public again and prices to fall significantly.

– Immediate end of the closure of small lines, post offices, schools and maternity hospitals.

– Let us bring well-being to our seniors. Prohibition to make money on the elderly. White gold is over. The era of grey well-being is beginning.

– Maximum 25 students per class from kindergarten to high school.

– Substantial resources brought to psychiatry.

– The popular referendum must be incorporated into the Constitution. Creation of a readable and effective website, supervised by an independent control body where people can make a legislative proposal. If this bill obtains 700,000 signatures, then this bill must be discussed, supplemented and amended by the National Assembly, which will have the obligation (one year to the day after obtaining 700,000 signatures) to submit it to the vote of all French people.

– Return to a 7-year term of office for the President of the Republic. The election of deputies two years after the election of the President of the Republic made it possible to send a positive or negative signal to the President of the Republic regarding his policy. This helped to make the voice of the people heard.)

– Retirement at age 60 and for all persons who have worked in a profession that wears out the body (e. g. bricklayer or boner) entitled to retirement at age 55.

– A 6-year-old child not caring for himself, continuation of the PAJEMPLOI assistance system until the child is 10 years old.

– Encourage the transport of goods by rail.

– No withholding tax.

– End of presidential lifetime benefits.

– Prohibition to make merchants pay a tax when their customers use the credit card. Tax on marine fuel oil and kerosene.


Pour lire l’article d’origine en Français, cliquez ici: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180678136155/zéro-sdf-retraites-salaire-maximum-découvrez


Wishing a safe journey to the Yellow Vests: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180241239260/wishing-a-safe-journey-to-the-yellow-vests-the

Contempt is not automatic: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/185151419405/contempt-is-not-automatic

The situation of Yellow Vests today: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180480765525/the-situation-of-yellow-vests-today-1-fed-up-with

Only 4,600 exhausted police officers to supervise the demonstrators: https://aurianneor.tumblr.com/post/180712877670/4600-police-officers-exhausted-to-supervise-the

Gilets Jaunes Coordination (Serveur Discord): http://www.giletsjaunes-coordination.fr


For an action at the level of France, there is this Petition: For a Citizens’ Initiative Referendum: https://www.change.org/p/pour-un-référendum-d-initiative-citoyenne/w?source_location=notifications_page

For an international (UN) level request for Popular Initiative, sign this petition: http://chng.it/kc5Tk5Hg

Tell your friends about it 😉