Greens and the Left Party of the Future

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Greens and the Left Party of the Future
Leader Sevil Turan (female spokesperson)
Naci Sönmez (male spokesperson)
Founded 25 November 2012
Headquarters İzmir 2 Cad. 45/15 Kızılay, Ankara
Ideology Libertarian socialism
Green politics
Anti-capitalism
Alter-globalization
Direct democracy
Secularism
Transfeminism
Political position Left-wing
International affiliation none
European affiliation none
Colours Green
Website
http://yesillervesolgelecek.org/
Politics of Turkey
Political parties
Elections

Greens and the Left Party of the Future[1] (Turkish: Yeşiller ve Sol Gelecek Partisi, YSGP) is a left-libertarian and green party in Turkey. It was founded on 25 November 2012 as a merger of the Greens and the Equality and Democracy Party.

Prominent members include Murat Belge, left-liberal political author and columnist for Taraf; Kutluğ Ataman, filmmaker and contemporary artist; and Ufuk Uras, former Istanbul deputy and president of the Freedom and Solidarity Party.

The party is one of the participants in the People's Democratic Congress, a political initiative instrumental in founding the Peoples' Democratic Party in 2012.[2]

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