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Public broadcaster ERT reinstated by new government

Lawmakers from Greece's new left-wing government have voted to reinstate the country's public broadcaster, ERT, which was abruptly shut down two years ago as part of austerity measures.
FOX News: April 29, 2015

Researchers: Freedom from corruption is ‘Human Right’

Many countries have laws criminalizing corruption by government officials.
March 9, 2015

Public sector union ADEDY calls for strike on Tuesday

Public sector union ADEDY has called a 24hour strike for Tuesday, following a decision by the Athens First Instance Court that ruled ADEDY's strike-abstention from the employees' evaluation process "illegal and abusive."
September 22, 2014

No layoffs in the public sector as of 2015, Administrative Reform minister says

Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday pledged that "as of 2015 there will be no layoffs" in the public sector.
July 16, 2014

Unbearable cost

It is often said that our political system is incompetent, but it is doing a perfect job in reproducing the existing model.
Paschos Mandravelis: June 3, 2013

On another planet

In Greece, no one wants to make any cuts. Everyone has a good excuse to keep the state intact.
Paschos Mandravelis: August 10, 2012

No free passes to debt freedom

Everyone agrees that Greece needs to implement reforms and restructure the public sector. They may not put as much emphasis on these two points as they should, but they always say it.
Paschos Mandravelis: March 12, 2011