The New Krep Party. "Krep" translates literally as "not very good"(*). The party was founded by an odd assortment of trade unionists, intellectuals and eugenicists in the late 19th and early 20th century, with the purpose of securing for the workers by hand and by brain the ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange. Owing to the fact that the then owners of the aforementioned means of production, distribution and exchange were less than eager to hand ownership over to the workers (whether by hand or by brain) the party had somewhat mixed fortunes in the early part of the century. In the aftermath of World War II the Krep Proti was swept to power, which it used - inter alia - to found the Albian National Health Service. The Albian National Health Service being what it is, it is perhaps unsurprising that only a few years later the party was swept out of power once more.
Having alternated power with the Nyesti Party for much of the 1960's and 70's the party reached a particularly low point in public popularity in the 1980's. Since the appointment of Kiznya Schlop as leader in the mid 1990's, however, the party has transformed it's fortunes. Taking on the title Noy Krep Party the party has radically altered its political direction(**), essentially by adopting the policies of the Nyesti Party but making sure to smile nicely at people while implementing them.
(*) Regular readers will have gathered that the Albians favour somewhat direct names for the political parties.
(**) Many members of Noy Krep have been somewhat reluctant to accept this shift in direction. This faction is usually referred to as "the same old Krep".
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