There is a huge elephant in the middle of the room and on the face of democratic process. It is the 6,3 billion dollars in 2012 congressional and presidential election costs in US alone.
The fact that the Supreme Court accepted Dimitriou’s appeal suggests that her explanatory report contained a specific number for the 2009 deficit.
Greece has the misfortune of having the most inadequate leadership possible for such a juncture, and it may end up paying a lot more for Brexit than the Britons themselves.
Nothing good will ever come from this government in the area of investments. Its members belong to a different era, when the state would do business at everyone else’s expense.
Can it create a new narrative or will it continue selling pipe dreams to the citizens?
The Greek people are expected to make a decision about the future generations in the space of one week.
The grey are between politician’s promises and politics delivered is becoming larger and larger in our days.
We shouldn’t be surprised that the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn scored the second-highest percentage (14 percent) of votes in the 18-24 age group.
We don’t know if history repeats itself as farce, but the tough question for Greece today is what the farce of the asterisks in regards to EU policy will mean for the country in the long run.
Revolutionary fervor resulted in exhaustion.
The biggest problem with a ban on opinion polls is that it goes against the Constitution.
By banning ideas that seem insulting to the dominant way of thinking we risk missing out on useful ones; we risk social stagnation and decline.
Critics attack the EU because it is insensitive about ethnic difference and at the same time slam the EU for being a mega-bureaucracy.
The huge success of Theodorakis’s online declaration demonstrates society’s profound need for new voices, new proposals and new ideas for exiting the crisis.
Market deregulation is constantly delayed and the result is deeper recession and even more unemployment, therefore justifying the doomsayers by default.
The truth is that Greece has suffered from far-right as well as far-left violence.
Democracy functions according to specific principles.
Democracy must protect everyone's rights, but it must also protect itself – that is, not make concessions to a possible criminal organization just because it happens to live under the roof of a certain party.
In a world that is already complicated, a progressive, reformist agenda promises to make things even more complicated.
... the steady percentage of produced wealth that goes to salaries and benefits for state sector workers.
The austerity policies imposed on the South of Europe are not the product of a Protestant mind-set or a Northern desire to punish the South for having too much of a good time. They are merely common sense: Sooner or later consumption reaches the level of production.