Montaña Central Leonesa refuses to “mortgage the mountains” to build wind farms

The Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa holds a meeting with entities opposed to the projects of wind farms for the Mountain of León. In the image, the president of the platform, Esther Domínguez. / Campillo / ICAL

Miriam Badiola / ICAL
| 09/27/2020 – 1:05 p.m.

The Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa showed once again this Sunday its rejection of the wind farm projects for that area, considering that “they do not want to mortgage the mountains or replace their economic use by a monopoly of multinationals who want exploit a single resource and make the area exclusively dependent on a single company or a single resource “, according to one of its representatives, Sergio Díez.

This was pointed out by the representative of the Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa during the celebration in Pedrún de Torío of a meeting of 25 groups and entities of the province, from different areas, both social, educational, sports and ecological that have decided to join together to “be able to work together against the installation of wind projects in the Leonese mountain” and that in today’s meeting they decided to “set a roadmap to work together”.

“We are not against wind energy, it seems very necessary to us, but in addition to being renewable we remember that it also has to be sustainable, for which it has to be an energy that cannot be located anywhere, but has to cause a minimum impact on the environment “, explained Sergio Diez, while pointing out that” the mountain areas in which the macro-wind farms are projected are not the ideal ones “, which is why” they have generated a rejection in the population very important”.

Campillo / ICAL

For this reason, he considered it “essential” that the administrations “take into account that if these projects do not arise from the inhabitants themselves, the territory must be very aware that they are multinationals that come to plunder the resources in some way”, which is why that “they do not have the approval of the inhabitants.”

An approval that is not available because, according to the representative of the Platform, “what is not wanted is to mortgage the mountains, one of the main values ​​that we have, during the 30 years that the concessions of the parks “, since in addition” the areas are used as economic use at the level of pastures, livestock and other types of activities such as tourism, which today generates a fabric that is true that it is small and should be promoted “, but” very diverse “which” is not to be replaced by a monopoly of multinationals that want to exploit a single resource and make the area exclusively dependent on a single company or a single resource “.

Diez recalled that “there are many cases at the national level and in the province of León itself of what this type of monopolies mean in the end the day that companies decide to close and disappear because they are no longer profitable”, so that “the inhabitants become they are once again in an empty territory and without resources “and” they would throw away the last 15 years in which they are working to diversify the economic offer “.

For all these reasons, Sergio Diez set his sights on the actions taken by the Platform at the moment in which the administrative process of the wind farm projects begins in order to present allegations. For this reason, from the Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa, informative talks are being held in different parts of the province, while keeping an eye on these deadlines to start legal processes.

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Montaña Central Leonesa refuses to “mortgage the mountains” to build wind farms

The Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa holds a meeting with entities opposed to the wind farm projects for the Mountain of León. In the image, the president of the platform, Esther Domínguez. / Campillo / ICAL

Miriam Badiola / ICAL
| 09/27/2020 – 1:05 p.m.

The Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa showed once again this Sunday its rejection of the wind farm projects for that area, considering that “they do not want to mortgage the mountains or replace their economic use by a monopoly of multinationals who want exploit a single resource and make the area exclusively dependent on a single company or a single resource “, according to one of its representatives, Sergio Díez.

This was pointed out by the representative of the Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa during the celebration in Pedrún de Torío of a meeting of 25 groups and entities of the province, from different fields, both social, educational, sports and ecological that have decided to unite to “be able to work together against the installation of wind projects in the Leonese mountain” and that in today’s meeting they decided to “set a roadmap to work together”.

“We are not against wind energy, it seems very necessary to us, but in addition to being renewable we remember that it also has to be sustainable, for which it has to be an energy that cannot be located anywhere, but rather has to cause a minimum impact on the environment “, explained Sergio Diez, while pointing out that” the mountain areas in which the macro-wind farms are projected are not the ideal ones “, which is why” they have generated a rejection in the population very important”.

Campillo / ICAL

For this reason, he considered it “essential” that the administrations “take into account that if these projects do not arise from the inhabitants themselves, the territory must be very aware that they are multinationals that come to plunder the resources in some way”, which is why that “they do not have the approval of the inhabitants.”

An approval that is not available because, according to the representative of the Platform, “what is not wanted is to mortgage the mountains, one of the main values ​​that we have, during the 30 years that the concessions of the parks “, since in addition” the areas are used as economic use at the level of pastures, livestock and other types of activities such as tourism, which today generates a fabric that is true that it is small and should be promoted “, but” very diverse “which” is not to be replaced by a monopoly of multinationals that want to exploit a single resource and make the area exclusively dependent on a single company or a single resource “.

Diez recalled that “there are many cases at the national level and in the province of León itself of what in the end this type of monopolies suppose the day that companies decide to close and disappear because they are no longer profitable”, so that “the inhabitants They are once again in an empty territory and without resources “and” they would throw away the last 15 years in which they are working to diversify the economic offer “.

For all this, Sergio Diez set his sights on the actions taken by the Platform at the time the administrative process of the wind farm projects begins in order to present allegations. For this reason, from the Platform for the Future of the Central Mountain of Leonesa, informative talks are being held in different parts of the province, while keeping an eye on these deadlines to start the legal processes.

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Governor blames “all” New York officials for crime boom and how Trump also threatens to withhold funds

“There has been a leadership vacuum on many issues,” admitted Ombudsman Jumaane Williams

Shot showcase in Midtown East, August 2020

Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy

Although earlier in the week Governor Andrew Cuomo lashed out at the federal government calling NYC an “anarchic city” and putting it at risk of losing funds citing impunity and violence, yesterday he acknowledged the situation and held local officials accountable – all Democrats like him – but not himself.

Citing statistics that showed a recent increase in shooting victims of more than 100%, Cuomo told a news conference yesterday that the crime figures in NYC are “totally unacceptable.”

And affirmed that all jurisdictions in the state of New York they must redesign public safety or risk losing state funds.

On June 12, Cuomo signed an executive order requiring a police reform, but it says NYC has not yet begun to do so and that it will withhold state funds if a plan in the next six months, that is, before April 1.

With the city in the middle of a major financial crisis, not receiving state funds would force layoffs. In addition to the latent threat of Department of Justice (DOJ) by placing NYC on a list of three “anarchist jurisdictions” eligible to lose federal resources, next to Seattle and Portland on the west coast.

“The mayor can lead (the plan), the president of the City Council can lead it, the Comptroller can lead it, the Public Defender can lead it. If none of them want to lead it, I’ll find someone to lead it, ”Cuomo reiterated yesterday about the need for the plan.

The reactions were activated immediately. “I think there is also some guilt in the governor’s office and that should be exposed, but he’s right, there’s been a leadership vacuum in many matters ”. This is how the Ombudsman, Jumaane Williams, reacted yesterday, who in June used almost the same words against Mayor Bill de Blasio after the looting, amid protests of police brutality.

“The governor must get his personal feelings out of the situation and really involve and respect the NYPD and the changes that have been made, and respect the fact that this administration from day one has been focused on change and reform, ”De Blasio told the radio today. WNYC.

Previously, in a statement the Mayor’s office said of Cuomo’s remarks that “We have been working on fundamental police reform for years and we do not intend to back down now. It is a failure of leadership to ignore progress accomplished in New York City, especially when it’s been promoted by so many advocates of color across the city. “

“We need a plausible, solutions-based plan to reduce crime,” said former New York Police Lt. Darrin Porcher, Fox News. “It is clear that the mayor of Blasio has fallen asleep in the change, but at the same time the governor has done nothing to assist in the effort to reduce crime ”.

NYC entered the DOJ list partly because its City Council approved a budget in July that cut or transferred nearly $ 1 billion from NYPD’s $ 6 billion annual budget to other departments, even amid a boom in homicides and shootings. Mayor De Blasio supported that measure from the beginning, further cracking his tense relations with police unions that, in the long run, announced unprecedented electoral support for Trump.

In July, the number of shootings in New York City was up 177% from the same period last year and there was a 59% increase in homicides. In August, the increase was 165% and 50%, respectively. New York Post.

The city’s crime boom and deterioration have been criticized by Cuomo himself, accusing De Blasio, but concluding that it had not yet “gotten out of control” as Trump suggested several times over the summer.

The DOJ said it also considered the fact that at least some of the City district attorneys have refused to prosecute those arrested for disorderly conduct and looting during protests related to the murder of the convict George Floyd by the Minneapolis police.

Cuomo had already noticed that New York will be forced to take “very dramatic action” if the state does not receive $ 30 billion from the federal government.

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15% of severe forms explained by genetic and immune abnormalities

By Le Figaro with AFP

Nearly 15% of severe forms of Covid-19 are explained by genetic and immune abnormalities leading to the failure of a powerful antiviral molecule, naturally produced by the body in the event of infection, according to the work of a French team -american.

This discovery could make it possible to screen people at risk of developing a severe form and to better treat them, according to the researchers. This research, which specifically points to a defect affecting proteins of the immune system, type 1 interferons (IFNs), are detailed in two articles published by the American journal Science.

Form of autoimmune disease

«This is a defect in the production or action of type 1 interferons», Underlines Professor Jean-Laurent Casanova (Imagine Institute, Paris and Rockefeller University in New York). Researchers have demonstrated in some patients genetic abnormalities (mutations of 13 genes) which decrease the production of type I IFNs (3-4% of severe forms).

They also identified in other patients aged 25 to 87 years a form of autoimmune disease, in this case the presence at very high levels in the blood of misdirected antibodies, called autoantibodies. . These neutralize the anti-viral action of type 1 IFNs (in at least 10% of severe forms of Covid) instead of attacking the virus.

This anomaly affects more men than women, according to the study, while autoimmune diseases (dysfunction of the immune system that causes it to attack some of its normal constituents) generally affect women much more. . The study also suggests that the frequency of these antibodies increases with age. Prof. Casanova led this research with Prof. Laurent Abel (Imagine Institute / Inserm), in collaboration with Helen Su from the American National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID / NIH).

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From blind loyalty to complicit blindness

Loyalty in a political project is one of the most difficult things to define. It is perfectly understood that a leader asks his collaborators to share the vision of the country or the state behind his exercise of government; it is not only plausible but desirable. The problem is to define that subtle border between loyalty and complicity, the moment in which the blind obedience requested by the president turns into complicit blindness, closing one’s eyes to something that may be incorrect, illegal or simply considered by an official as not correct ethically.

What Jaime Cárdenas says with all elegance in his resignation letter is not that he does not agree with the project of the López Obrador government, but that he was asked to do illegal things or with incorrect procedures. The public administration is not for everyone, the president is right in that, because unlike ordinary mortals, those who work in government can only do what the law expressly allows them, everything else implies a fault. Cárdenas left because he was asked to make decisions not contemplated in the law that would have implied that he, as a public official, incurred in administrative offenses if not in the commission of crimes.

There is no better loyalty than that of someone who anticipates problems, but that loyalty is not blind, on the contrary, it is uncomfortable and revealing.

When the government project is crossed every day by the occurrence of the moment, loyalty is no longer the vision of a group headed by the president – a vision that would allow the public official to establish a work route – but a submission. What they asked Jaime Cárdenas was an urgent action and outside the law to hide the failure of the plane raffle. His disloyalty was not having lent himself to the game and that cost him public revulsion, being accused by urbi et orbi of being disloyal, lacking in commitment and even lazy.

Little by little the cob is shelled in the government and the dissonant and discordant voices are getting off the ship. The captain does not want officers who look far, anticipate storms or propose adjustments in the course, none who question his decisions or have their own opinion regarding the handling of the ship, he only wants obedient sailors, who carry out the orders and sing praises.

There is no better loyalty than that of someone who anticipates problems, but that loyalty is not blind, on the contrary, it is uncomfortable and revealing. There is no worse help than that of the blind accomplice, the one who prefers not to see so as not to disturb the tlatoani. The most convinced public officials can close their eyes and get carried away, have blind faith in their leader and believe from the bottom of their soul that the president knows better than anyone what the people want and what Mexico needs. What they cannot do is close their eyes to what is illegal because future problems will not be for the president, they will be for the obedient official.

diego.petersen@informador.com.mx

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Dentist and political analyst Rafael Lorenzana dies | News from El Salvador

Rafael Lorenzana, notable for his defense of the Constitution and of the democratic system of the country, he passed away this day as it transpired in political and social circles.

Lorenzana, whose cause of death is unknown, was a staunch defender of the institutions in El Salvador, he also spoke out against corruption in repeated spaces and criticized the lack of policies that benefit the most vulnerable Salvadoran population.

Lorenzana practiced general practice with a special focus on oral surgery and Prosthodontics between 1974 and 1979.

In early 1979, he continued his studies in Prosthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and later at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Prosthodontics is that branch of dentistry that is responsible for returning the function, anatomy, phonation and altered aesthetics of the stomatognathic apparatus as a result of the loss of one or more teeth.

In 1982, he was appointed adjunct professor at Baylor College of Dentistry, a position he held for six years. Also, he earned his second dental degree as a dental surgeon at Baylor College of Dentistry. He opened his private practice in the prestigious Highland Park area of ​​Dallas, where he practiced for seven years.

At the end of the 80s he obtained the most prestigious diploma from the American Board of Prosthodontics, which accredits him as an expert in prosthodontics in the United States of America.

Dr. Lorenzana’s research was published in numerous renowned international journals. He has participated as a speaker at various conferences around the world in relation to medical tourism.

In 1992, he returned to El Salvador and practiced in private practice, founding the renowned Lorenzana & Dental Associates dental clinic.

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Juliette Gréco: letter to Madame

Singer Juliette Gréco died on Wednesday. We are republishing a portrait published in 2015.

Madam, if I allow myself to write to you, it is because I hope you will forgive me for this audacity. I also hope that you are doing better since that gloomy November afternoon, when the dead leaves were gathered with a shovel. You were in little shape then. I will remember your kindness – “It’s a bad attitude to despise the press” – during the almost two hours that you received me in your house in Oise, which you have owned for sixty years, but where “You fuck yourself” in a village without shops. This is why you plan to come back to live in a house in Paris, a city that you left twenty-five years ago.

I activated the bronze hand that serves as a doorbell on the front door. After a few seconds, the glasses stuck in your jet black hair, you slid your sweet face into the cold and invited me in. “Shall I settle into that one?” I said pointing to one of the two sofas in your living room. “You have better!” you replied, brandishing a falsely vindictive right index finger. Provocative (per game), you found it useful to specify: “I have a bad temper, I am intransigent.”

In the fireplace, logs warmed us and tried to do the same with your heart that you had big that day. You told me you were sad. The fault of a malicious visitor who, you say, stole a painting by Serge Gainsbourg dating from the early 1960s and replaced it with a copy. It was the last one he had painted and he had given it to you when he saw you, as usual at your address.

Gainsbourg, as you called him, with whom you spent a – wise – night in 1962, locking champagne while listening to music. Then you started dancing “Like a moth”, but without undressing. However, “Serge was handsome, with magnificent eyes and hands”. You like to say: “There are people who have nothing behind their eyes.” Besides, blindness is your anxiety, the augury of no longer seeing you “Fuck off”.

The next day, Gainsbourg came back to you. He had arrived with a sheet of paper, had sat down at the piano to sing you a song he had written and composed before dawn when he returned home. Javanese, Madam, you inspired her Javanese ! Pretty kid, your beauty had stunned him. Still, you make sure you never liked your body bark. “I don’t look at myself, I’m not in love with myself, I find myself ugly, you say. I might be my worst customer, j I am terribly demanding of me. I prefer to love others. ” The others, you cherish them, without wanting to make special efforts, “If not to be polite”. “I would hate to be rude and hurt others.” Fame ? You don’t care: “I live the life, the lives that have been offered to me. And I had plenty. ”

This existence, I listened to you humbly tell it to me, confide in me your wonders, the encounters that have marked your rich journey. Artistic as in love. Vian, Prévert, Ferré, Béart, Brassens, Trenet and even Sartre, etc. All of them have written songs for you. Your repertoire has between 500 and 600, you don’t know exactly how many, because you don’t know “Not count”. None have your preference, because “Each was a choice”. You have never written texts yourself and do not play any instrument. “I play with myself, you say, because I am an instrument in my own right. “ Olivia Ruiz, Benjamin Biolay, Miossec – “I love” -, Abd al-Malik – “He says I’m a rocker” -, Christine and The Queens – “She’s amazing, that one” – and Etienne Daho – “His talent and his proud humility touch me” – are the current actors of the French music scene who have your favors. Just like, in another genre, François Hollande, because you have “Always interested in politics”. In 2012, you voted for the socialist with “A lot of enthusiasm” and you have “Difficulty in thinking badly about it”. You say : “I am not defeatist and, as he is intelligent, all hopes are allowed.”

Madam, I delighted in the story of your meeting in 1949 with Miles Davis in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, then in your love story. You were 22 years old and have “Immediately succumbed” with the charm of the American jazzman. “I hadn’t seen he was black. I had only seen her beauty, and he had not seen that I was white. Fortunately, because he was a racist. And he was flirtatious as a girl. “ For fear that you would suffer from racism by moving to the United States with him, he refused to propose to you in marriage. One day Sartre asked him why he wasn’t marrying you. Miles Davis replied that it was because he loved you. “Anyway, I would have refused to marry him!” assert yourself, admitting that you continued to love yourself in your own way until her last breath. You were married three times thereafter. The first, with actor Philippe Lemaire, “To acquire freedom”. Your only daughter will be born from this union. Here you are now “grandma”. In 1966, Michel Piccoli also put the ring on your finger, before you left him in 1977. “I was very happy in love, but I always left before it got bad.” Bravery ? “Not really. It is better to preserve friendship. I have remained friends with all my guys. ” For twenty-seven years, you have been married to Gérard Jouannest, who composed some thirty songs for Brel and has been accompanying you on the piano on stage since 1968. Because, with you, there have always been afterwards.

Things seemed badly off from the start. As a child, do you remember that your mom didn’t love you, that she never loved you, that she “Almost everything refused”, that she hit you one day when you were “The fruit of rape” from her husband. Your father, then. “For her, I was just a bad memory. On the other hand, she loved my sister. ” So you fought. “The child is tenacious. He is still in me. And this child tells me that I have done a good job. ” You were raised in convents and escaped deportation in 1943, unlike your mother and sister. And if you hadn’t been a singer, you would have been “In helping others”, “To give everything [votre] love potential ”. I can easily believe you. Lately you have “worked a lot” to revise the texts of the titles that you will sing until April 2016, before leaving: “At a certain age, you have to know when to stop, out of courtesy and politeness.” If you say so, Madam… Yours truly.

1927 Birth. [1945 Discover Saint-Germain-des-Prés. 1948 Beginnings as a singer. 1949 Debut in the cinema. December 18 La Cigale in Paris. December 19 Champs-Elysées Theater. 17 avril 2016 End of tour at the Casino de Paris.

Philippe Brochen

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18 families at risk of being displaced if Caparica Camping Park closes for construction – Society

The Inatel Caparica Camping Park, in Almada, will close for works, but about 100 users cannot afford to remove the equipment, as required, and there are 18 families who fear being displaced.

“There are about 50 families residing in the park. I represent 18. Everyone is extremely afraid of having no place to live, as they have no alternative residence or financial means to support it,” lawyer Pedro Proença, representing 200, told Lusa. users of this Almada park, in the district of Setúbal.

According to the official, the Inatel Foundation, which manages the infrastructure, notified users to remove their equipment by November 30, so that it is possible to close the park and start requalification works.

However, he said, “there are several users who have maintained their habitual residence for many decades, having their legal and tax domicile there”.

In addition, of the 200 people it represents, “almost half will have enormous financial difficulties in removing equipment installed many years ago”, as well as in bearing the costs of storing it elsewhere.

According to Pedro Proença, the users do not intend to create a situation of litigation, but they appealed to the foundation to suspend the works until public health conditions exist or that they take place without the removal of the equipment installed in the park “, making themselves available to” pay the monthly fee during the execution of the works “, in case the equipment can remain in place.

Even so, he added, if the situation is forward, users consider “resorting to judicial means” and even “taking on other forms of struggle, chaining themselves to equipment and installations”.

In a written response sent to Lusa, the Inatel Foundation guaranteed that “it will not suspend the work”, not least because “it appears as a requirement of the civil protection authorities, in order to safeguard the public health and safety rules, defined by law, under penalty of prevent its operation “.

“It is precisely the public health reasons that lead to doing the works, to close it, and not to keep it open”, he stressed.

Regarding people who are at risk of being displaced, the institution said that it is in articulation with Social Security, “in order to find solutions, with the entities that have these responsibilities, but only in absolute and imperatively justified cases of indigence “.

According to the same note, from the provisional survey carried out, these cases “are residual and not with the supposed dimension that they want to make it seem”.

As for the fact that some users use the park as a legal and tax domicile, the foundation considered the situation to be “illegal”, not least because one of the rules of a camping site “is the rotation of spaces and not loyalty to a space”.

“The equipment is their own property, and there is no contractual obligation to keep it. What is at stake is that users think that the spaces they occupy are permanent, their monopoly, and that is unaffordable with the idea of ​​a park. of camping, the legal norms that regulate it and the statutory mission of the foundation defined in decree-law “, he affirmed.

According to Inatel, the works will take “several months”, in order to improve various infrastructures, such as firefighting, water distribution or spatial planning.

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special commando against possible American operations

President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday that Venezuela had just created a “Special operations commando” responsible for countering any subversive actions of the United States on its territory. Maduro revealed the creation of this commando, whose activity will be coordinated by the presidency, during a videoconference broadcast by Venezuelan government television. The new unit will have “The ability to act anywhere in the country in real time 24 hours a day”, declared the head of the socialist state.

According to him, the President of the United States Donald Trump has given the green light “For the CIA to get involved in clandestine terrorist actions against Venezuela”. Such American actions would target “Oil, electricity, military, electoral objectives” in Venezuelan territory, said Nicolas Maduro. “We have already captured an agent who confessed it”, he said.

On September 11, Nicolas Maduro announced the arrest in Venezuela of an American citizen identified as Matthew John Heath and whom he described as“spy”. This American is accused of “terrorism” by the Venezuelan justice, according to which he planned attacks against oil and electricity installations. In August, two other Americans, Luke Alexander Denman and Airan Berry, were sentenced in Venezuela to 20 years in prison for terrorism. They were notably found guilty of a failed armed incursion into Venezuelan territory in May.

During his videoconference, Maduro called on the Bolivarian Militia to be in a state of“Maximum alert” in order to deal with possible conspiracies. The Bolivarian Militia is a body that includes 4.5 million civilians, linked to the Venezuelan army, considered the main support of the regime.

Caracas often accuses Washington of plotting to overthrow Chavist power. The United States openly wants the fall of Nicolas Maduro, whom they qualify as a dictator, and imposes a series of sanctions on Venezuela. The US Treasury Secretariat announced on Tuesday the adoption of sanctions – asset freezes, in particular – against five Venezuelan politicians. Washington accuses them of “complicity” with President Maduro in a «manipulation» of the process leading to the next legislative elections, which are to be held on 6 December.

Nicolas Maduro immediately condemned these sanctions, which he described in his speech as “Measures of extortion, blackmail, persecution typical of a mafia and not of the government of a decent country”.

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Black Republican candidate from Baltimore’s campaign video goes viral, thrills Donald Trump

Rutted streets, abandoned houses, piles of garbage on the sidewalks … Shot in a deserted neighborhood of Baltimore, the campaign video of the Republican candidate Kimberly Klacik does not go dead hand. And goes viral.

Dilapidated infrastructure, abandoned buildings, piles of rubbish littering the sidewalks, unemployment, poverty, academic failure, crime … The campaign video of Republican candidate Kimberly Klacik paints a grim picture of Baltimore. In high heels and a fitted white dress, the young woman wanders through a ghost town to show the reality that the other candidates “want to hide”. “Do you care about black life? I do. Unlike those who currently run Baltimore, I have a plan to provide a better life for the black people who live here. Follow me, I want you to see this, ”she said, inviting the viewer to accompany her on a tour of the“ real Baltimore ”.

Clean streets in the image of elected officials

Once prosperous, the port city of Maryland is now the fifth most dangerous city in the United States. “This city was among the most prosperous, populous and important in the United States. So what happened? ”Asks Kimberly Klacik, who is running for the seat of Maryland’s 7th District. “A ruined Baltimore must not be our future. This is why I am a candidate for Congress, because I see this city differently. ” Its first mission: managing the collection of garbage which litter the streets and makes them dangerous. “Our streets must be like our elected officials: clean and not dirty,” she says to the elected Democrats who have managed Baltimore for fifty-three years.

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