Friday 22nd November 2019
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Growing police brutality in Greece: The hidden face of the crisis

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Growing police brutality in Greece: The hidden face of the crisis

As startling images of Greeks struggling to get bags of free distributed vegetables make the headlines in the international media, it's becoming evident that the crisis in the country has now overpassed vulnerable groups of people and is taking over the once thriving middle class. [...]

February 8, 2013 Author: Fragkiska Megaloudi

The maan that gaive jumps (and kickss to the grammmar)

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The maan that gaive jumps (and kickss to the grammmar)

We are indeed a very peculiar country. We had election and, based on what we’ve seen and eard during the campaign, we mainly voted for the parties that signed an agreement with the troika which is, let’s say, hard to fulfill. But someone please tell me exactly how many, even among those who voted for [...]

February 7, 2013 Author: Ricardo Araújo Pereira

The EU does not recognise Portugal

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The EU does not recognise Portugal

It is understandable that Mrs. Merkel is not familiar with the history of the European integration ; she was living in the GDR (German Democratic Republic) and her extremism can be understood as a result of decades of frozen right-wing ideology of the eastern-European countries. But the same is unacceptable for the European Commission, who [...]

December 6, 2012 Author: O Jumento

Why is Politics dead?

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Why is Politics dead?

The first is that politics is dead because it is no longer necessary. The dream of our ancestor is finally fulfilled. Portuguese now live in a Northern country. We pay taxes like North Europeans and we have the quality of life of North Africa. We are a country where not even Américo Amorim(1) considers himself [...]

December 30, 2011 Author: Ricardo Araújo Pereira