To whom we address the speech? To whom we ask for his ideas? Where is the common sense?
It was outrageous to hear George Papandreou TALKING in Ted's Talks.
What's worthwhile asking the dreams & ideas of a man who is, in a huge amount, responsible for the situation in Greece, the mistreat of false democracies (lobbies, powerful people) against the majority of people globally?
George Papandreou is a disappointing (and i'm very mild at that) politician. We don't usually ask for innovative ideas losers, especially when they're responsible for nations! Imagine asking sbody who plays false notes about music education, a dangerous doctor about heart surgeries etc. A politician speaks as one during his duty! He doesn't have to leave his task/post to "see better"!
It's obvious that this person is out of the reality, with no knowledge of history and human values! He describes his meetings with EU colleagues like a weakening baby! Like a poor baby that somebody else spared his chance! He makes his self-critisism that provokes laughter or anger, because immediately after he proposes the "globalisation of Democracy"! He hasn't heard about the greed of the markets and of the big capital who introduced Globalisation.He hasn't tasted injustice from the powerful to the weak. Because in the moment he had to choose between People and Markets, he chose Markets. And when he did that, public injustice prevailed, hunger, and much more less democracy. Even when he proposed Referendum, the Dogs barked and he took it back. He has no excuses. At this difficult moments he had specialists he could be advised for another solution. Many economists where talking from the beginning about the structural defaults of the current european economic system, he didn't hear them, he didn't chose so.
After the fall of dictatorship until now (1974-2013), PASOK, his party, was in the government 22 years, more than half! So PASOK has much more of responsibility for the "in-transparency, clientelistic state, powerful's tax avoidance" etc, that G.Papandreou mentioned.
TTalks can do better than that