Paschos Mandravelis's blog
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.
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.
For three years now, in Greece, instead of deregulating the market, instead of implementing the necessary reforms, we have made zero progress.
As has been the case in Greece, poverty has not just bred complaints. It has reopened the debate on issues that the prosperity of previous years had put on hold.
The biggest problem for SYRIZA is not the idiotic comments occasionally uttered by party officials. It is the dictatorial tactics with which it chooses to impose the will of a minority upon the majority.
In Greece, no one wants to make any cuts. Everyone has a good excuse to keep the state intact.
Politician 'cheat-sheets' put the economic burden on the shoulders of those with less bargaining power: Young people.
When a team from the state privatization fund visited Ileia to inspect real estate assets there, not only did they fail to find a single hectare of free land, as there ought to have been, but they also found entire settlements on the coast made up of illegal buildings.
If the leftwing coalition were to win Greece's election, it would still have to follow more or less the same policy as other parties
Whether Greece’s leftist parties like it or not, a great deal is at stake at the moment. The left’s all-or-nothing policy seems to be leaving it with nothing.