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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.

Brakes on deregulation

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It was not just the politicians who closed their eyes to reality; unions and other professional groups were also quite happy to string their people along.

Visions, not a vision

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Greek economy does not need the state to have a vision to survive. What it needs is the aggregate of private visions.

Waiting for the managers

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Now that the program for social security reforms has received the green light in Parliament, isn’t it time for the government to take care of the management of the country’s social security funds?

Out of touch

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How would journalists ever find out if politicians are aware of people's problems? After all, they never asked them.

True culture vultures

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Every corner of Greece appears to have suddenly discovered its ties to traditions that died out a long time ago.