Saturday, November 10, 2012

The debates get under way

Issues emerging in the first full plenary of the European Green Party - 
  • the austerity measures are having a serious impact on both the community and the economy. They are leading to societal breakdown and the reinforcement of a system which has already badly failed
  • the importance of integrity and good governing as a key factor in any programme to move forward
  • the need to show that the economy cannot be relaunched. Instead it needs to be re-tooled systematically
  • a Green electoral platform will only make headway with the electorate by making clear what alliances it is prepared to participate in
  • and that corruption is not unique to Greece within the EU!

    Shan Oakes, Athens

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