Can PM Samaras convince Obama in forming a Greek global bailout?

Editorial in English by Spiros Rizopoulos

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Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras “is playing his last card” with his trip to Washington. The outcome of his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama will define how Greece will look like in the years …

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Last May Der Spiegel mentioned that «during her eight-year tenure as Chancellor, Angela Merkel has thoroughly succeeded in reassuring the Germans and in shifting their attention from political conflict to their personal wellbeing». Der Spiegel …

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The infamous physician of Auschwitz, Dr. Josef Mengele, the so-called «Angel of Death», conducted experiments on Jewish inmates of the camp in order to draw conclusions about racial differences. Every day he stood with his …

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It has become quite apparent that the combination of austerity measures and high taxation has brought the country’s economy and society to its knees. Voices against this policy are growing louder and stronger every day. …

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The debate regarding German war reparations has resurfaced. Although both legal and moral grounds siding with the Greek government are strong, an official claim has never been issued.

Those who occasionally attempted to stress this …

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In yesterday’s postscript I mentioned that the results of Metron Analysis’ latest poll revealed an overwhelming majority of the people who stated they had positive feelings about Greece (even though concepts such as “state”, “right …

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For many decades the Greek Left assumed that Americans were no more than murderers of “the peoples” and that imperialism was the one and only enemy. For members of the communist party’s youth, wearing Levi’s …

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The government is facing a major political and communication problem, which has not yet been conceived to the extent that it should. So far the failures to achieve the fiscal targets are attributed primarily to …

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The fact that a young person takes up significant institutional responsibilities such as the position of a Prefect is undoubtedly a positive development, which I welcome. The new Prefect of Central Macedonia Apostolis Tzitzikostas is …

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If we want to call things as they are, PASOK (Socialist party, member of the government coalition) should have already changed leader. Certain party executives should have been brave enough to show the …

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As the New Year begins with «flares» and «fireworks» looming over the dark sky of the country’s public life, people can sit back and observe the developments. After all, it is true from the ancient …

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A happy New Year to all with health and strength of purpose! We hope you have the patience for problems, and the commitment to find solutions. Despite of the smog of the crisis that has …

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Christmas Day is not the most opportune time for political analysis and critique. Christmas is usually a festive occasion -as strange as that may sound in the current crisis that Greece and Greeks are living …

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According to our sources, the main opposition party leader of radical left, Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, is planning to visit the US after his trip to Latin America. In doing so one might think he …

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The coalition government appears to be considering introducing the cut off mark of 10 out of 20 from high school students to enter tertiary institutes of higher education. It would be a good start to …