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Yolanda Díaz will have Sánchez Cuenca, Yayo Herrero and Bernardo Atjaga in the Sumar management team.

The second vice president, Yolanda Díaz, presented this Friday the coordinators of the “Sumar” working groups, among which are the judge of the Supreme Court Fernando Salinas or the reviewer and analyst Ignacio Sánchez Cuenca, who will be responsible for the formulation. New Citizen Platform Program Proposals.

These are 35 academic and technical profiles who will lead the teams, provide analysis and debate and focus on a range of areas – from economics and housing to feminism and youth – who will work to present the results. “Collective work”.

Salina and Sánchez Cuenca, heads of the Justice and Democratic Quality teams, respectively, are joined by writer Bernardo Atchaga, who will be in charge of culture; César Renduelles y Menéndez de Llano, Researcher at the Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) and Professor of Sociology at the Complutense University of Madrid, responsible for welfare and social rights; and Yayo Herrero López, UNED professor and ecofeminist and ecosocialist researcher.

From the political sphere, Agustín Moreno, United We Can deputy in the Madrid Assembly – signed by Pablo Iglesias for the 2021 Madrid elections – at the head of education; and Santiago de Compostela councilor Marta Lois, professor of political and social sciences at the University of Santiago, who will be responsible for the area of ​​care.

After the creation of Sumar was promoted, which is now immersed in a listening process with civil society sectors, also the head of the Labor portfolio indicated that the platform will have a lot to say with its proposals, in terms of taxation. Energy, economics, combating climate change and a just ecological transition, among other topics.

A new country, but “no fit and beginning”

Diaz, who was “proud” of the sectoral coordinators and thanked them for their commitment, said it was necessary to create a “better” country, but to do it quietly, “not in starts”. “These are not stories or running,” he added at a team coordinators’ presentation in Madrid, before advocating “weaving a movement of citizens” and “thinking about each pending task.”

Thus, he explained that the idea is to formulate the country’s project in the estimated time of a decade, arguing that the face should be “long” and “deep”. In this context, he warned that “the future does not include election time”. On the contrary, “Sumar” does not want to “limit imagination with the ballot box or electoral list”, he clarified.

“We need ten years and we’re doing it now, otherwise it won’t be possible,” he added, also highlighting the chosen methodology he “likes” the most: “dialogue, really listening” and “confrontation” if necessary. Because it’s not happening.”

According to the second vice-president, the project should end with a new democratic and social contract that is “green, feminist, that has young people in it, that is intergenerational.”

Source: El Diario



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