Citizens have no more patience for futile battles and they demand consensus on how to achieve progress and prosperity.
“Mr. Tsipras bankrupted the name of the Left with the policies that he implemented and saddled the economy with an extra 200bn euro burden,” Gennimata declared, without
Whereas for months she adamantly ruled out entering any coalition government, the Movement for Change leader said she could give ND a 'tolerance vote', allowing it to get a confidence vote and govern.
She has lambasted PM Alexis Tsipras’ attempted shift toward Social Democracy as yet another ruse – glaring carbetbagging that aims to further pillage her party’s electoral base.
Kaminis is a centre-left politician who started out as the Greel Ombudsman and first gained election as Mayor of Athens in 2004 with Pasok backing and was re-elected in 2009.
The party had cultivated a progressive reformist image with an emphasis on liberal principles, meritocracy, and a restructuring of the productive base of the economy with a focus on agriculture, renewable energy sources and tourism.
'Above all, our objective is to bolster the social economy – including agricultural cooperatives and energy communities,' the finance minister said.
The centre-left is backed by citizens who are not represented by conservative or populist forces, whatever banner those forces may raise to lure them.
Gennimata is reacting to Tsipras’ open efforts to attract centre-left voters and to create a “progressive front” that will pillage her party’s erstwhile electoral base.
Gennimata expelled from the party the leader of the small, cooperating Democratic Left party, Thanasis Theocharopoulos.
'You accuse us of ceding [the status of] a people. Mr. Mitsotakis, you cannot cede something that you do not have. We did not have a Macedonian language.'