The left can no longer trust the social democratic C C Level Contact List Level Contact List formula according to which the capitalists create wealth and the state redistributes it. In this way, the power of knowledge is concentrated in the elites, while environmental sustainability and equality are degraded. It is necessary to explore new forms of participation not contemplated in C Level Contact List the old forms of the Welfare State, taking into account the diversity of societies and promoting the protagonism of neglected sectors. New encounters between democracy and transformation? The invitation to write about the validity, tensions and challenges of social democracy leads us to explore the C Level Contact List following idea: the dynamics of the profound social changes underway open up some opportunities for new encounters between the values of democratic socialism and the transformative vocation.
Social democracy will be able to take advantage C Level Contact List of these possibilities to the extent that it converges with other currents of the left to forge an authentic programmatic refounding that is up to the problems of the time. Another society emerges, but C Level Contact List which one? Profound changes of a democratic nature are always difficult and often fragile; changes at odds with democracy are always undesirable. Today, in several places, the left shows new C Level Contact List versions of an old divide: on the one hand, sectors.
With weak democratic commitment and quite C Level Contact List sectarian militancy, although in some cases intense; on the other hand, sectors committed to representative democracy, but without a transformative project and with generally weak militancy. Some fail C Level Contact List human rights, yearn for the model of state socialism and, in search of a viable variant, even adhere to the authoritarian capitalism towards which that model led China. Others are resigned to the fact C Level Contact List that it is not possible to go beyond the really existing democracy, they make a virtue of necessity and, when problems persist,