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On the revolt against hubris

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On the revolt against hubris

There is no doubt that the biggest political battles are ahead. There is also no doubt that these battles will initially be fought at the level of words and concepts, and then at the level of neighbourhoods and barricades. Given that battles about concepts and neighborhoods are already raging from end to end in Greece, [...]

October 26, 2012 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos

Greece’s 2012 election and the democratic dead-end

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Greece’s 2012 election and the democratic dead-end

The 24th of July 2012 signaled 38 years from the fall of the military dictatorship in Greece. Many refer to this date as the anniversary of “the restoration of democracy”. The election of last June, however, offers many reasons to doubt the quality of today’s democracy. [...]

August 3, 2012 Author: Sofia Tipaldou

Rising Death in the Streets of Athens: The Human Toll of the Greek Tragedy

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Rising Death in the Streets of Athens: The Human Toll of the Greek Tragedy

It's a cold winter afternoon and Maria* is fixing her makeup in a glittered storefront window in downtown Athens. Maria, an occasional prostitute, is 27 years old, but drug use and life on the streets have left her looking older. [...]

January 7, 2012 Author: Fragkiska Megaloudi