TITLE

'The left must open up more clear water between itself and its opponents.'

AUTHOR(S)
Giddens, Anthony
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
New Statesman;11/1/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4712, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the decline of social democrat parties in European countries. State of the political left in countries such as Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Sweden; Reference to the Progressive Governance conference, organized by the international think-tank Policy Network; Suggestion that the political right in European countries is more liberal than in Great Britain; Reference to the book "Beyond Left and Right," by Anthony Giddens; Impact of the U.S.-led invasion in Iraq on the political disputes between right and left in Europe; Claim that social democratic governments have been unable or unwilling to push through programs to which they are committed in principle; Suggestion that social democrats renew egalitarianism that is compatible with a competitive economy.
ACCESSION #
14849491

 

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