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Greek centre-left in search of new roots with own Olive Tree alliance
A potentially significant moment in Greece’s centre left, and perhaps Greek politics in general, is due to take place this week. The inaugural proclamation of a new centre left movement is due to be presented on Wednesday, with its authors hoping to replicate Italy’s Olive Tree alliance, founded under the leadership of Romano Prodi in 1995.
Italy’s Olive Tree played a significant part in the countries politics for about a decade and social democratic thinkers behind the Greek movement hope that the Greek version will also grow into a significant force. The proclamation has not been put tog...
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