The main reason why
Sarkozy won the French elections is to be found in the policy of the Socialist
Party. Ségolène Royal’s party proposed nothing whatsoever which would make a
significant difference to the living standards of working people.
third consecutive time, the left has lost the presidential elections in France. Their
programme did not have one single measure to seriously improve the lot of the
victims of capitalism, through which they could have been enthused. This is the
editorial of this month’s Marxist paper La Riposte.