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Editorial Ta Nea: The great wager of the Greek centre-left
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Editorial Ta Nea: The great wager of the Greek centre-left

The new KINAL party leader, his close associates, and the rest of the party’s cadres now have the political capital of the mass participation of members and friends of the party in the leadership election..

Editorial: KINAL must be united
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Editorial: KINAL must be united

Personal ambitions, disputes, and bitterness have no place in a party that seeks renewal in order to once again become a pillar in a political arena with two predominant parties.

Androulakis new centre-left Movement for Change leader, defeats Papandreou in landslide
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Androulakis new centre-left Movement for Change leader, defeats Papandreou in landslide

Over 200,000 people voted – a much higher number than the second round in 2017, when the late Fofi Gennimata was elected - and precincts closed at 7:30pm, after a 30-minute extension

Editorial Ta Nea: United and strong
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Editorial Ta Nea: United and strong

This past week was not the best for the Greek centre-left, and that is due mainly to the stance of certain losers in the first round of the Movement for Change [KINAL] party’s leadership election.

Half of KINAL voters over age 60, and one out of five was forty-years-old or less
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Half of KINAL voters over age 60, and one out of five was forty-years-old or less

The largest participation was of voters born between1951-1960. These are people who were in their 20s and 30s in the era when Andreas Papandreou’s Allagi (Change) became a mantra and are now 61-70 years old.

Editorial: Wager
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Editorial: Wager

The number of people who turned out demonstrated that among voters in the centre and centre-left of the political spectrum there is a strong desire for a progressive party that can play a leading role.

Who won the debate between the candidates for the KINAL party leadership?
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Who won the debate between the candidates for the KINAL party leadership?

In general terms, one might say that the derby of the debate was played in centre-field. The participants did not opt for an aggressive game plan, but instead took care not to lose points.

Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity for the Greek centre-left
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Editorial Ta Nea: Opportunity for the Greek centre-left

Now, KINAL is nearly or even over ten percent in all opinion polls, even as the two largest parties – New Democracy and SYRIZA - have declined somewhat in surveys.

Editorial Ta Nea: The Movement for Change leadership race
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Editorial Ta Nea: The Movement for Change leadership race

The beginning of the race demonstrated that Greek Social Democracy can still attract a broader political audience, that has turned its attention to the inner workings of the party.

Three top candidates neck and neck in Movement for Change party leadership race
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Three top candidates neck and neck in Movement for Change party leadership race

The survey shows that that the party’s parliamentary representative, Andreas Loverdos, has a 3.6 percentage point lead over George Papandreou in the general pool of respondents.

With a national outpouring of sympathy, Greece bids farewell to Movement for Change leader Fofi Gennimata
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With a national outpouring of sympathy, Greece bids farewell to Movement for Change leader Fofi Gennimata

Fofi Gennimata carved out her independent own path in politics, even though she was the daughter of Pasok founding member Yorgos Gennimatas, one of the most distinguished and beloved politicians in post-dictatorship Greece, whose legacy includes the creation of the Greece’s National Health System.

Editorial Ta Nea: Standing tall
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Editorial Ta Nea: Standing tall

Fofi Gennimata adorned the Greek political terrain in an era of political fluidity that was difficult for our country. In a period of dwindling respect for politicians and in which institutions were rocked, she remained a constant. She was the people's Fofi.

Μovement for Change approves six candidacies in party leadership race, candidates feverishly regroup
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Μovement for Change approves six candidacies in party leadership race, candidates feverishly regroup

MP Andreas Loverdos, who has said that if elected he will rename the party Pasok, had the most combative and audacious reaction to Papandreou’s candidacy, and effectively depicted himself as the only candidate that, following in Andreas Papandreou’s footsteps, can make the party great again.

The die is cast: Papandreou to run for centre-left KINAL leadership
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The die is cast: Papandreou to run for centre-left KINAL leadership

In the party, scenarios that Papandreou may make a bid for the KINAL leadership caused a commotion which grew even more intense when one of Papandreou’s oldest and most trusted associates, Katerina Batzeli, said that it is possible that he may announce his candidacy even today.

Editorial Ta Nea: Fofi, stand strong!
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Editorial Ta Nea: Fofi, stand strong!

Movement for Change leader Fofi Gennimata’s new health problems have shocked and emotionally moved all of Greece, and that is reflected in an unprecedented deluge of support and well wishes.

The return of Pasok: A ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’?
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The return of Pasok: A ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’?

Formations and movements, personalities and Pasok-rooted organisations to this day have exhausted their limits with a single-digit electoral result. If that continues the revamping of the party will be a Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Editorial Ta Nea: Political flirt
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Editorial Ta Nea: Political flirt

What underlies SYRIZA's failed efforts to forg e a centre-left front is the aim of co-opting the centre-left, Pasok-based Movement for Change (KINAL).

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