Given that 27.3 percent of students in Greece have trouble understanding simple texts, there is no point debating the “national” or “social” character of history lessons.
Democracy is time-consuming, regardless whether Greece – or any other country for that matter – “cannot wait.”
Fake news is a global problem, but this is not rooted in the nature of new media; it is principally caused by the good old art of distortion.
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.