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Articles translated by Yiannis Fanourakis

Greece: The Ministry of Education sends PWD teachers to unemployment!

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Greece: The Ministry of Education sends PWD teachers to unemployment!

The consequences, were the bill finally passed, according to teachers with disabilities, would be devastating. [...]

June 29, 2014 Author: Thodoris Panagiotidis

Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

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Fraud and fiscal evasion: the billions that plague Europe

"A huge problem," warns the European Commission. Each year, hundreds of billions of euros escape public budgets. These amounts are enough to make the sacrifices made in the name of austerity look ridiculous. [...]

October 16, 2013 Authors: Ariel Dumont, Christelle Granja, Delphine Nerbollier, Tristan de Bourbon

Egypt: Hieroglyphics of the revolution

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Egypt: Hieroglyphics of the revolution

Things are simple, my fellow conspiracy theorists: whoever thinks that understands what is happening in Egypt, they just understand nothing. [...]

July 4, 2013 Author: Nikolas Kosmatopoulos*

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

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