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Change Begins from Within

Correctly assessing reality, making tough choices, not repeating the mistakes of the past, getting rid of failed leadership, and working together is a must today. Is this too much to ask? What can we learn from the early days of the Greek Republic?
Athinaios: February 21, 2012

A cheap moratorium on stigma in eurozone debt

The EU is in a pressure cooker with interest rates that suffer from stigma, i.e. irrational fears of default that become rational and self-fulfilling because the higher rates of interest imply a reward.
Thomas Colignatus: January 30, 2012

The Crisis and the real People

From the UK and film director Ray Wilkes comes this short film about the wonderful people of Greece.
Lazarus: January 11, 2012

Premiers Monti and Papademos as professors in economics

If Monti and Papademos have some flexibility of mind, then their training as economists will help them better understand the situation, and explain it to the other EU government leaders who have no such training in economics.
Thomas Colignatus: December 21, 2011

A Baklava Republic: Greece regressing from EU into recklessness of Turkey and beyond

Greece thesedays is like a Baklava Republic. A country stuck in its own syrup.
Vanessa Andris: December 6, 2011

A proposal for Greece to return to economic stability

If Greece exits the Eurozone it will bring the entire currency union to the brink of collapse
Georgios Gialtouridis: November 28, 2011

Considering Sovereignty

The strongest members have inevitably joined their forces for the unions' sake.
Paris Karagounis: November 21, 2011

Left to their own devices

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.
Paschos Mandravelis: November 14, 2011

Greece: Public vote, not coalition of austerity

The discussion about the possible formation of a "national unity government" is misleading of the major problems Greek people face.
Mottas: November 4, 2011

Greek Democracy in Peril. The Art of Self-Deception and a Question of Responsibility.

The conditions of the financial packages may be "unfair" and the foreign demands unreasonable, yet, the big question remains: Who is ultimately responsible for the deception, the lies, the inefficiencies, and the political leadership of the last several decades?
Athinaios: November 4, 2011