Euro Greens & the Third Way (was Re: Rain)

Dennis R Redmond dredmond at
Mon Nov 20 03:02:49 MST 2000

On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:

> weapons in Western Europe, etc.  That was then.  Now, the German
> Green Party is mainly a party of humanitarian imperialism & Green
> scissors of neoliberalism that cuts waste from the old welfare state.

Nonsense. They're a party with a range of political opinions, some pretty
close to neolib, most pretty close to social democracy, and some close to
a kind of high-tech Eurosocialism. For a sample of the latter, see:

It's in German, but Ilka is one of the many younger Green activists (all
of 22... makes me feel positively ancient) who demonstrated
against NATO's lovely little bombfest in the Balkans, and is in
general carrying the Seattle torch in Strasbourg.

-- Dennis

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