What is really the core of the Centre party's policies and values? In connection with the 100 year anniversary provides an mp Geir Pollestad this answer in an article in Nationen: "the Sp shall be a party where ferjedrifta in some county is just as important as seksualdrifta and where mjølketanken is at least as important as the edge of the ice".
Pollestad hits something central: the centre party will be a party for the down-to-earth issues. Also literally. The party has no overall or holistic ideology, but some fundamental values: Defense of the territories and primary industries, decentralization of power, population and the capital, opposition against economic liberalisation and free market, a distinctly brukersyn on nature and its resources and a fairly modest nationalism.Turn On the LydErrorAllerede plus customer? Log into herError CENTRALIZATION: the Leader of the centre party, Trygve Slagsvold Vedum fear new sentraliseringsgrep from the government. Reporter: Steinar Suvatne. Video: Change Vellene / Dagbladet Show more
Absence of comprehensive or strict ideology has made the Sp of a distinctly pragmatic and interessestyrt party. It is results - big and small - that counts, and confirming the party's eligibility. According to the professor of economic history, Einar Lie, Q "a strong and impressive will and ability to ensure their kjernevelgeres interests, and a very flexible attitude to the arguments with which to achieve this". It matches well. Political flexibility provides a significant scope, though the arguments and methods are not always pure and ranke.
centre party was created in 1920 by the Norwegian Landmannsforbund (today the Norwegian farmers ' union) adopted to be a party and stand for election. The election in 1921 was a success (13,1 per cent of the votes) and stortingsgruppa took the name Bondepartiet. It remained the party's name until it was renamed the centre party in 1959. Along the way to our time is the formal ties to the landbruksorganisasjonene weakened, bl.a. to dampen the impression of the Sp as a clean klasseparti. Nevertheless, the political and economic relations very much alive, not unlike the relationship between the Labour party and LO. Mjølketanken is never far away, so Pollestad was inside.
The 1930s and up to the second world war was Bondepartiet characterized by several political hovedstrømninger. The miserable times in agriculture the pressure eventually brings forth a new vision in economic matters, with more state subsidies and planning. This was a central part of the foundation when Bondepartiet entered into the so-called kriseforliket in 1935, which meant that the Labour party could form a government with Johan considered the official language of the prime minister. Participation in Jens Disastrous present coalition government was in many ways a continuation and modernization of this tradition.
There are also darker traditions. In the 30's developed the nationalist wing in the party a clear sympathy for fascism and nazism. Within bondebevegelsen were the prominent powers, including the hovedorganet Nationen, with a holistic anti-semitic worldview. In Parliament asked Jens Hundseid questions about "can we make our country into an international bin, rasebiologisk seen." Hundseid became prime minister in 1932 with Vidkun Quisling as minister of defence. In 1945, the former prime minister and partilederen sentenced to ten years straffearbeid for treason.
this Has some meaning in our time? Not directly. There is no reason to pull in doubt, the Centre party's relationship to democracy and antirasismen. But in a time where migration, national culture and ethnic affiliation has been strong political forces, all political movements of the audit itself. It also applies to the Sp that openly stresses its nationalism. It enters into a historic, american tradition, with an emphasis on government, social equality, and defence of the rule of law. It is of great importance that the centre party stands firmly on this platform.< p> His dream can become your nightmare Comment
There were many , who thought Sp would follow the tracks from the avfolking and urbanization, and slowly become completely marginalized. A wide revolt against centralization and political elites have, instead, led to the Sp vibrates of life and support when the party in the day rounds and hundreds of years. It complies with one of the long konfliktlinjene in Norwegian politics (centre/periphery), but also with an international trend. The temptation to stretch in høyrepopulistisk direction is clearly present, and the Frp is already the main competitor in the velgermarkedet. In this situation, the centre party to remember and learn from its own history.Decisions should be taken in the Norway Debate You can submit your article and opinion piece in Dagbladet here
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