Slovenia: New Coalition Stands

People ♦ Published: March 13, 2013; 23:40 ♦ (Vindobona)

Slovenia´s new Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek is the head of a four-party-coalition.

Slovenia: New Coalition Stands / Picture: © Wikipedia

At the end of February, Janez Jansa had to step down as Slovenia´s Prime Minister., Heavy citizens´ protests have caused a collapse of the centre-right coalition. The austerity policy, the social cuts, the privatization policy and the expensive support for the financially stricken banking sector were criticized massively by the Slovenian public. Three out of four coalition partners…