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PASOK devoid of theories

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PASOK’s biggest problem in the past was that it had too many conflicting political theories that often resulted in the paralysis of the party. The biggest problem today is that it has none.

Divided by numbers

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The fiscal multipliers were calculated after the fact and they were found to be so big because for three years now instead of deregulating the market, instead of implementing the necessary reforms, we have made zero progress.

Out of touch

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Sadly the labor movement drowned in the sea of petty unionism.

The law of the gang

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It seems that this country will never be able to enjoy a rule of law where offenders are punished regardless of the color of their flag and their supposedly higher ideals.

On another planet

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The labor reserve plan did not even get a chance to fail. Rather, much like the law on university reform, it was never even put into force.


Exclusion from the future

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The country’s young voters opted for parties at the extreme ends of the political spectrum or at least those they thought extreme.

Left to their own devices

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The left’s all-or-nothing policy has historically left it with nothing. Worse, the left is pushing itself out of the institutions and onto the fringe. It gives the impression that all it can do is make noise. It’s a shame. The country needs the left. The fertile left, not the spasmodic nihilists.

All take and no give

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The biggest ideological victory scored by our crazy brand of leftism is that it convinced us that there really is a world in which we can spend without paying taxes.

Are we repeating the same cycle?

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The concept of "rebooting the economy," as opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras promised at his Zappeio 2 presentation last week, not only contains too much of the past, but also has no future at all.

A short-lived negation

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Even if Greece did not have a humanitarian duty or other obligations deriving from Greece’s membership of the UN, there is always the concern of a mass influx of immigrants.

Best solutions in democracy.

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In a democratic social process black and white is predetermined. For those who possess the absolute truth democracy is a process not only hard to understand but also needless.

The problem with skepticism

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The state's credibility does not just need to be reinstated on international markets but also in the minds of the Greek people.

Going ‘glocal’

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Local elections have not ceased to be political, but at least they are no longer dictated by exclusively partisan criteria.