Politische Evolution

Überall wollen die Menschen eine neue Beziehung zur Macht – mehr Autonomie und mehr Respekt. Dies spiegelt unsere aktuelle Zeit wider, in der neues Wissen, neue Ideen und Möglichkeiten unsere Identitäten reicher, fließender und unabhängiger vom Schicksal gemacht haben. Gleichzeitig ist unsere Welt durch die Informationsgesellschaft und die Globalisierung unsicherer geworden, und die herkömmliche Politik war bisher nicht in der Lage, die von uns darin erlebten Risiken anzusprechen.

Für mich als Vorsitzender einer politischen Partei ist heutzutage die zentrale Idee, Einzelpersonen mehr Macht zu geben. Ein traditioneller Parteivorsitzender sagt zu seinen Anhängern: „Ihr könnt mir vertrauen.“ Ich denke, die Zukunft einer fortschrittlichen Politik liegt darin, dass Führer den Bürgern vertrauen. Es ist eine neue Art von Beziehung.

Bei PASOK, der von mir geführten Partei, haben wir begonnen, uns Gedanken darüber zu machen, was wir von der Politik im praktischen Sinne wollen und wie dies so umgesetzt werden kann, dass das Leben der Menschen respektiert wird. Wir führen Änderungen an der Spitze durch, um unsere Partei für mehr Partizipation zu öffnen. Wir müssen unterschiedliche Ansichten hervorheben , und nicht verstecken und unsere Parteien weniger als „Kriegshauptquartiere“ und mehr als vielfältige und lebendige Expertenkommissionen oder Workshops ansehen.

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