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Social Democratic Party of Austria
The Social Democratic Party of Austria (German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (often shortened to SPÖ)) is one of the oldest political parties in Austria. Its politics are center-left. This means it has a strong stance in labour unions. The party rejects neoliberalism. They like moderate socialism and social democracy. A well known politician of this party was Bruno Kreisky.
Their main points in the 2006 elections were:
- To get rid of inscription and tuition fees in Austrian universities
- To lower unemployment
- Change the schooling system to have a common curriculum for all students until the age of 14.
- Common social security system and pension plans, of at least 800 € (euro)