Sunday 15th September 2019
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Articles written by Fragkiska Megaloudi

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

When water is for sale

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When water is for sale

The privatisation of state water companies around the world almost always has one common denominator: it is made ​​under the pressure of international lenders in countries with large debt or under the pressure of multinational corporations and politicians in countries with a strong economy. The dominant argument is that the state takes too long to [...]

November 13, 2012 Author: Fragkiska Megaloudi

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