We are a collection of progressive individuals of mixed ethnic and
social background, many with roots in Hellenic and American heritage. We
believe in the ideals of democracy, equal opportunity, political and
social parity, education, the environment and the Rule of Law.
We are inspired by a sense
of logic, justice and equality, of fair play and balance. We believe in
sustainable development that respects human rights, social organization
and the environment.
We are keenly aware of the
need for forward-looking, balanced and sustainable solutions to national
and international problems. We believe in the politics of the center, of
reasoned debate, of scientific analysis and of solutions rather than empty
slogans and political posturing.
We support an approach
rooted in international law, and in a mutual respect for different
civilizations, religions, cultures and individuals. We value and embrace
diversity, and do not impose our religious, cultural or social values on
We believe in a culture of
liberty and responsibility. We support each and every personís
inalienable right to personal freedom and independence. At the same time,
we believe that every person has a fundamental responsibility for his or
her actions, and that we share a collective responsibility to future
generations, and to the world in which we live.
Given that we face common
challenges of globalization, social and economic change and environmental
degradation, we believe that common solutions are at hand and are