Paschos Mandravelis's blog

Rethinking the Internet in politics

March 4, 2014 by Paschos Mandravelis

Greek society is in that transitional phase where it sees the previous concept of the world collapsing and is still waiting to see what the future may bring.

Justifying the doomsayers by default

January 7, 2014 by Paschos Mandravelis

Every time a step is taken to deregulate the market, two things happen: citizens acquire more choices and doomsayers spell disaster.

Snubbing Democracy 101

October 3, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

For the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974, a party’s deputies and members are being charged with felony; for the first time, we have seen a party like Golden Dawn enter Parliament; and for the first time, deputies are beating up citizens in the open.

Reform and its enemies

August 17, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

All conservatives have to do is point a finger at the present and raise the alarm about the future.

Mysteries of the ballot box

August 9, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

Last year’s elections and opinion polls since show that the Greek people voted out the thieves and replaced them with thugs, they punished the loudmouths and replaced them with bullies.

The ‘nothing’ revolution

July 9, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

In Greece, every police intervention is deemed “unprovoked.” Even if the “kids” barge in and send the rector to the hospital.

Unbearable cost

June 3, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

It is often said that our political system is incompetent, but it is doing a perfect job in reproducing the existing model.

What on earth was he thinking?

March 20, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

Kefaloyiannis voted against lifting the immunity from prosecution for Ilias Kasidiaris and justified his decision by saying that the Golden Dawn bully needed to be given the opportunity to apologize for his actions.

PASOK devoid of theories

February 23, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

In contrast to Venizelos' predecessors who – one way or another, rightly or wrongly – expressed a trend of ideas within the party, all we know about Venizelos is that he is shrewd.

Divided by numbers

February 17, 2013 by Paschos Mandravelis

For three years now, in Greece, instead of deregulating the market, instead of implementing the necessary reforms, we have made zero progress.

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