As the government plans its policies to achieve a broader appeal among youth, the entire political system should work together on a path toward reconnecting them with politics and ensuring their participation in the democratic process.
Instead of engaging in self-criticism and trying to contribute to a productive and civilised political competition, top cadres of main opposition SYRIZA continue to cultivate hatred and polarisation.
Vaccine deniers are in the same circle of backwardness that in 2000 struggled against the new state IDs because they did not record religious affiliation, and who staged huge protests against Greece recognising its neighbour as North Macedonia.
Our politicfal parties can and should co-exist by working to defuse hostility and to build consensus whenever and wherever possible in the name of the common good.
It became glaringly obvious that the much-touted cooperation between political parties during the first wave of the pandemic in spring was merely one brief shining moment.
Moreover, it is unacceptable that parties and individuals make incredibly far-fetched accusations about the alleged existence of a junta, or about a derailment of democracy
'We are living nights of Apocalypse. People are dying torturously and totally alone. We cannot catch up with our patient case load. We are fighting against time,' said one doctor.
The political system is facing Turkish provocations united and with no desire for petty partisan exploitation.