- economic (or social) views based on the concept of the so called social market economy (which is the opposite of the market economy);As well as what he terms 'an irrational attempt to fight the climate'.
- views on freedom, democracy and society based on collectivism, social partnership and corporatism, not on classical parliamentary democracy;
- views on European integration, which favour unification and supranationalism;
- views on foreign policy and international relations based on internationalism, cosmopolitism, abstract universalism, multiculturalism and on denationalization.
Klaus has seen Eastern Europe emerge from one totalitarianism only to risk becoming enveloped by another - one without the gulags, but no less threatening to personal liberty for all that.
Hear him well.