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Greece: Why did ‘YES’ prevail in Exarcheia? A reflection beyond urban myths.

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Greece: Why did ‘YES’ prevail in Exarcheia? A reflection beyond urban myths.

Someone much wiser then me once said “In a world that has REALLY been turned on its head, truth is a moment of falsehood”. This enigmatic, though concretely enlightening, quote well describes how, nowadays, international press is speaking about the Greek capital city before and after the referendum. [...]

July 8, 2015 Author: Viola Vertigo

Greece: Interview with negotiations insider

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Greece: Interview with negotiations insider

In this interview with Mediapart, a senior advisor to the Greek government, who has been at the heart of the past five months of negotiations between Athens and its international creditors, reveals the details of what resembles a game of liar’s dice over the fate of a nation that has been brought to its economic [...]

July 8, 2015 Author: Christian Salmon

Greece: People vs. corporate rule: Some personal notes from my participation in Thessaloniki’s great #vote4water referendum

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Greece: People vs. corporate rule: Some personal notes from my participation in Thessaloniki’s great #vote4water referendum

This is a personal assessment of the grassroots referendum that took place in Thessaloniki on May 18 regarding water privatisation. You can read all about the background to the referendum here. [...]

May 27, 2014 Author: Theodoros Karyotis

European lessons from the recent Swiss referendum

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European lessons from the recent Swiss referendum

“The Swiss referendum on imposing restrictions on the massive influx of migrants offers two hard but good lessons” [...]

February 12, 2014 Author: Dimitris Christopoulos

Unprecedented populism

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Unprecedented populism

The most affected, the migrants, barely react to the hysteria for the arrival of foreigners [...]

February 10, 2014 Author: Jordi Vaquer