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  Radical Party (France) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Radical Party (Parti Radical or Républicains Radicaux et Radicaux-Socialistes, Radical Republicans and Radical Socialists), was a major French political party of the early to mid 20th century, originally considered radical due to its anti-clericalism.
Radicalism was already a well-established movement in France before the Radical Party itself was established in 1901 in wake of the Dreyfus Affair.
In the early 1970s, the party, under the leadership of Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, again made tentative moves to the left, but stopped short of an alliance with Socialist François Mitterrand and his Communist allies, leading to a final split in 1972, when the remaining left-wing Radicals left the party, becoming eventually the Parti Radical de Gauche.
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 radical on Encyclopedia.com
The term radical is sometimes used loosely to refer to the entire expression consisting of radical sign and radicand.
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 French political landscape in turmoil
The parties of the ruling coalition--Parti Socialiste (PS), Parti Communiste Français (PCF), Mouvement des Citoyens (MDC), Parti radical de gauche (PRG) and the Greens--have a tiny advantage with 36.5 percent of the vote and 676 deputies.
At every level of the party there were advocates and opponents of working with the FN who used every opportunity on television and in other media to put forward their arguments.
The fact, however, that established parties are suddenly breaking apart and politicians who only yesterday were regarded as the cream of society are slugging it out, cannot be explained away by simple "personal ambition" and the usual haggling for posts and sinecures.
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 Liberal parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A liberal party is defined here as a political party, that adheres to the basic principles of (political) liberalism.
These parties sometimes prefer to name themselves radical or progressive liberal and are generally quite positive about the role of the state.
Examples are the Unión Civica Radical and the Parti Radical, as well as the Deutsche Fortschrittspartei and the Vrijzinnig-Democratische Bond.
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 French Red Groups
Citizens’ Movement (Le Mouvement des Citoyens): Led by Jean-Pierre Chevènement, the MDC was formed in January 1966 as a faction of the Socialist Party, the "Center of Socialist Study, Research, and Education" (CERES).
Radical Party of the Left (Le Parti Radical de Gauche): Formed in 1971 as a tendency within the Radical Party that proposed moving towards the left and working with the Socialist Party (PS).
Socialist Party (Le Parti Socialiste): Formed as the "French Section of the Workers' International" (SFIO) in 1905 as a fusion of numerous socialist tendencies — from reformist to French-Utopian to Marxist.
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 Left Radical Party - TheBestLinks.com - Parti Radical de Gauche, France, Liberalism, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Parti Radical de Gauche, Left Radical Party, France, Liberalism...
The Left Radical Party (Parti Radical du Gauche or PRG) is a minor centre-left, social-liberal party in France, formed in 1972 by a split from the Parti Radical or Radical Socialist Party, once the dominant party of the French left.
Timeline of liberal and radical parties in France
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 Left Radical Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Left Radical Party (Parti Radical de Gauche or PRG) is a minor French centre-left, social-liberal party with moderate views, formed in 1972 by a split from the Radical Republicans and Radical Socialists Party, once the dominant party of the French left.
The PRG, originally known as the Movement of Left Radicals (Mouvement des Radicaux de Gauche), retains some support among middle-class voters and in traditional Radical areas in the south-west, but it only gains parliamentary representation by courtesy of the Socialist Party, with which it has been in close alliance since 1982, often running joint lists.
 This political party- and liberalism-related article is a stub.
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 Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
France's first Marxist party, the French Workers' Party (Parti Ouvrier Français), founded in 1880, claimed to represent the proletariat; its constitution was drafted largely by the radical labour leader Jules Guesde with input from Karl Marx (who wrote the preamble), Marx's son-in-law Paul Lafargue, and Friedrich Engels.
In the legislative elections of 1945, the party emerged as the second largest in the country, winning 23 percent of the vote and 146 seats in the Chamber of Deputies, and it entered a coalition government with the PCF and the Christian Democratic Popular Republican Movement (Mouvement Républicain Populaire).
However, party membership soon began a steep decline, dropping from about 300,000 in 1945 to 140,000 in 1951, and in subsequent elections in the 1940s and '50s the SFIO averaged only about 15 percent of the vote, though it continued to participate in a number of governments.
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 Liberalism and radicalism in France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
It is limited to liberal and radical parties with substantial support, mainly proved by having had a representation in parliament.
Political liberalism in France was long associated more with the Radical Party, leading to the use of the term radicals to refer to the political liberal tradition.
The originally left of center radical liberal party split up in the right of center liberal Radical Party (Parti Radical) and the left of center social liberal Left Radical Party (Parti Radical de Gauche).
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 Radical Party (France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Radicalism was already a well-established movement in France before the Radical Party itself was established in 1901.
Radical-led governments at the turn of the century led by René Waldeck-Rousseau and Émile Combes were responsible for major reforms in the education system that freed it from the control of the Catholic Church.
This pattern seemed to be broken in 1936, when the Popular Front electoral alliance with the Socialists and the Communists led to the accession of Socialist leader Léon Blum as Prime Minister in a coalition government in which the Radical leaders Camille Chautemps and Edouard Daladier took important roles.
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 France Day 1
De Gaulle as pres never accepted that there were limits to what he could do executively.
On the left, Socialists (dominant party of the Left) and Communists (declined from high of XX to almost 5% in the last parliamentary election, only 3.5% in the presidential election, historic low).
Britain's Labour Party prime minister Tony Blair urged Europeans to 'rally' against the far right, and called on 'democratic people of all persuasions to stand together in solidarity against extremist policies of whatever kind'.
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 Country Profile France - EIU Online Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In government the PS is supported by a parliamentary grouping of three parties, the Parti radical de gauche (PRG), the Mouvement des citoyens (MDC) and the Verts (Greens), which united in a single list in the June 1997 election and now form a single group in parliament, Radical-Citoyen- Vert (RCV).
Charles de Gaulle sought unsuccessfully to introduce a significant measure of decentralisation by holding a referendum on the creation of regions and a related far-reaching reform of the Senate, which was threatening established local powers.
According to preliminary statistics from the Banque de France (the central bank), the value of exports of non-factor services in 2001 amounted to 27.5% of the value of goods exports, while the value of imports of non- factor services was the equivalent of 21.6% of the value of goods imports.
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 biology - Left-wing politics
In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms that refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially but not exclusively in the American sense of the word), or with opposition to right-wing politics.
The more ardent proponents of radical revolutionary measures (including democracy and republicanism) were commonly referred to as leftists because they sat on the left side of successive legislative assemblies.
For example, the Democratic Leadership Council (in which Bill Clinton was active) is generally considered to form the right wing of the U.S. Democratic Party (which outside the US is considered to be right of center), but in terms of the whole country he was generally perceived as being on the moderate left.
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 The French in The Coalition (by Hichem Karoui) - Media Monitors Network
François Loncle (SP), president of the Foreign Affairs Committee approved and asked that the parliament be consulted in case the French troops would have to go to the front.
Jean Michel Baylet, president of the Parti radical de gauche.
Robert Hue, national secretary of the Communist Party (: which is presently participating to the government of Mr.
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 Socialist Party --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Traditionally a centrist party without rigid ideology or structure, it was most prominent during the Third Republic (to 1940) and the Fourth Republic (1945–58) but continued to be influential during the Fifth Republic (from 1958).
Major parties range across the political spectrum from liberal to conservative, parties change their names and often their directions, and new ideas often generate new parties, rather than simply being absorbed by existing ones.
In 1980, the Democratic Party was a house that was divided among the Kennedy and Carter camps.
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 The world's top politics of france websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Under the system created by Charles de Gaulle, the President is the pre-eminent executive figure, who names the Prime Minister and cabinet, which is composed of a varying number of ministers, ministers-delegates, and secretaries of state.
When parties from opposite ends of the political spectrum control parliament and the presidency, the power-sharing arrangement is known as cohabitation.
The tradition in periods of "cohabitation" (president of one party, prime minister of another) is for the president to exercise the primary role in foreign and security policy, with the dominant role in domestic policy falling to the prime minister and his government.
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 Elections in France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Parti Radical de Gauche (Left Radical Party): social-liberal party
Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (Union for the People's Movement): conservative party, took part in the elections as the electoral alliance Union pour la majorité presidentielle (Union for the Presidential Majority), formed by the Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) and the Démocratie Libérale (Liberal Democracy)
Parti pour l'Organisation d'une Bretagne Libre (Party for the Organisation of a Free Britanny)
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 radical on Encyclopedia.com
(When ions are dealt with, electronic charge must be considered.) In organic chemistry, the term radical is sometimes used synonymously with group; e.g., the group CH is sometimes called the methyl radical instead of the methyl group.
This use is limited chiefly to alkyl groups and aryl groups ; it is usually not applied to functional groups, such as carbonyl.
Because the term radical easily could be taken to mean a free radical, the term group is preferred by some.
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 List of political parties - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
Election results for the parties can be found at List of election results[?] or among the external links at the end of the article.
Parti du Travail de Belgique (Party of Labour in Belgium)
Parti Ouvrier Socialiste Luxembourgeois/Letzeburger Socialistesch Arbeiterpartei[?] (Socialist Labour party of Luxembourg)
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Various party posts and also Deputy Secretary General of Association of French Mayors.
Chair of Working Party on Meat of the Committee of Agricultural Organisations in the EU.
Local councillor of Lilas (1995) and Regional Councillor of Ile de France (1998).
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 French Politics, serious fun and games
When the President's political party or supporters control parliament, the President is in effect the dominant player in executive action, choosing whomever he wishes for government, and having it follow his political agenda.
In the first case, it is a projet de loi, in the latter case, a proposition de loi.
Bills may be submitted by the government ("projets de loi" or law projects) or by each house of the Parliament ("propositions de loi" or law proposals).
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 Stands on The European Union Constitution Treaty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Right-wing political parties such as the People’s Movement Party (Union pour un mouvement populaire, UMP) and the French Democracy Party (Union pour la démocratie française, UDF) were quick to lend their support to the endorsement of the European Constitution treaty.
Left-wing parties such as the Greens, the Left Radical Party (Parti radical de gauche, PRG) and the Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS) also had majorities in favour of the Constitution, in the case of the last-named only after a poll of its members.
The French Employers’ Association (Mouvement des entreprises de France, MEDEF) whose current President, Ernest Antoine Seillière, is due to become President of UNICE this summer (FR0502103N), came out in favour of a yes vote.
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 May 2002: Mass Demonstrations in France were Key to Defeating Far-Right Candidate
In the two weeks between the first-round vote on April 21 and the second-round vote on May 5, this shock wave brought up to 2 million people into the streets throughout France to declare their opposition to Le Pen and what he represents.
The Communist Party has been in and out of the SP governments that have been in power most of the time since 1981.
Thus, the parties that have claimed to represent the workers but actually carried out the program of the bosses got a resounding kick in the pants from working-class and young voters.
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The government's coalition comprised the Parti Socialiste (PS), the Mouvement des Citoyens (MDC), the Parti communiste francais (PCF), the Verts (Greens) and the Parti Radical de gauche (PRG).
This election round saw a record low turnout for the French elections with more than 35.5 per cent (15 million) of French voters choosing not to go to the ballot-box.
The fact is the that the political life in France has returned to bipolarism, between two major coalitions, with the supremacy of the Centre-Right, while simultaneously pushing to the margin the extreme parties.
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 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
President Chirac’s RPR and other centre-right parties subsequently united under one centre-right banner (the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire) and were swept to power in the final round of legislative elections on 16 June 2002 (they gained 355 out of 577 seats).
The Parti Socialiste (which gained 140 seats) is still standing but remains shaken by its defeat, and weakened by the decline of its allies, the Communists and Greens, and the attractions of the Far Left.
Dominique de Villepin took over as Prime Minister, Philippe Douste-Blazy was appointed Foreign Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy (Head of the UMP Party) became Interior Minister, Thierry Breton took over Finance and Catherine Colonnia became Minister for Europe.
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 The House of YAD -- Bonjour Paris!
Both the capital of the nation and of the historic Île de France region, Paris is located in northern central France, 265km (165mi) south-west of Brussels, 295km (185mi) south-west of Luxembourg and 510km (315mi) west of Stuttgart.
Immediately south of the Pompidou Centre on the Île de la Cité is the world-famous hunchback hangout, Notre Dame.
The area south of the river, the Rive Gauche (Left Bank), is home to the city's most prominent landmark, the Eiffel Tower.
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 rench government information,french government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
After Charles de Gaulle had the constitution of the French Fifth Republic adopted in 1958, France was ruled by successive right-wing administrationsuntil 1981.
The tradition in periods of "cohabitation" (president of one party, prime minister of another) is for the president toexercise the primary role in foreign and security policy, with the dominant role in domestic policy falling to the prime ministerand his government.
In the "remarks" column: "minor" indicates a party that makes less than 3% in national elections; "major" indicates a partythat can lead a national government; "one-person" indicates a party that has only one leading and commanding personality.
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