The momentum right now is positive, but it is geared by expectations. It will be maintained and strengthened only if promises are implemented.
The absurdity that is the [university] asylum law, a law that is of use only to troublemakers, needs to be abolished; but at the same time we need to safeguard freedom of speech.
What kind of transparency can we hope to have in a country where the legal framework facilitates the rhetorical cover-up of such cases?
Murphy’s law – whatever can go wrong will go wrong – always comes into play when governments are on their way out, for the simple reason that their strength when it comes to reacting to or bouncing back from mishaps is lessened.
The problem in Greece is not that history repeats itself, but that it always repeats itself as a tragedy rather than a farce.
Terrorism cannot be explained without economic history professor Carlo M. Cipolla’s third and golden law of human stupidity.
The worst response to corruption is voting for politicians who promise quick and radical solutions, meaning a fix that sidesteps the sticky process of rule of law.