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Usurping ideologies

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OK, sure: All leftists are terrorists but, on the other hand, all terrorists claim to be leftists. The same goes for the hooded rioters: Not all leftists wear hoods, but then again, all hooded rioters claim to be leftists.

A movement of naysayers

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On Tuesday, a large group of university professors and research staff gathered outside Parliament, demanding a revision to Article 16 of the Constitution that would allow the establishment of private universities.

A general problem with our media

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Opposition PASOK leader George Papandreou was right in his recent criticism of the electronic media and the distortion of political and social developments to which it often resorts. But, to be fair, he was only half right.

The end of unemployment

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Δεν πρόκειται να υπάρξει τέλος της εργασίας, όπως προέβλεψε ο Jeremy Rifkin. Mάλλον, το τέλος αφορά την μόνιμη «θέση εργασίας» [αγγλικά]

Someone to save us

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Greece's problem is not an absence of leaders who offer magical solutions, it is the weakness of its democracy to teach society how best to learn from crisis.

In search of a ‘great’ leader

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The biggest problem with great leaders is not just that they are hard to come by. It is not even the fact they often prove destructive rather than creative.

A message from the Centre–Left

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There is a democratic paradox reflected in the communication deficit of the Centre-Left. Like democracy, which the more it deepens more players are involved in a more complex decision making process, the message of the Centre – Left has become so complex that it can easily be lost.