A bold administration with solid arguments

Governments must break eggs at the beginning of their term in office. Bold reforms must be introduced before the onset of political fatigue as political time starts to accelerate. In crafting his political brand, Greece's conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis adopted several progressive ideas that perhaps don't always reflect the established beliefs of his New Democracy party.

It is important that his political mark does not get lost in the routine of day-to-day management, casual arrangements and pleasant-sounding measures. Some of his ministers at times speak as if elections are around the corner. They are either trying to appear pleasant or are afraid of rocking the boat.

Recently, there have been some encouraging signs. The decision to abolish the permanent employment status of newly hired staff at Public Power Corporation (PPC) was a welcome and...

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