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Ο πανικός στην ηγεσία της αξιωματικής αντιπολίτευσης δεν κρύβεται. Δεν είναι ένα καινούργιο φαινόμενο αυτός ο πανικός, καθώς το έχουμε παρατηρήσει ήδη από το 2016 και την ανάληψη της ηγεσίας της ΝΔ από τον Κυριάκο Μητσοτάκη. Μπαίνοντας ωστόσο στο κρίσιμο εκλογικό έτος 2019, και με μια σειρά μυθευμάτων και fake news που καλλιέργησε επί μακρόν… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

Interview with Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. The interview was conducted by Dimitris Rapidis, coordinator of the European Progressive Forum. How do you explain the surge of far-right parties in many member-states in the EU and Eurozone during the last years? First of all, far-right parties have not… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

Suddenly, after the explosion of the Greek political volcano and the third austerity-led bailout deal, a piece of it was sparked and traveled further than it was set to in the beginning. Truth is that Vassilis Leventis and his party, the Union of Centrists, are coming back from the dusty clocks of the Greek political… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

There was no space for compromise during yesterday’s debate. From the first moment Syriza leader Tsipras ruled out any possible grand coalition between Syriza and New Democracy. On his side ND leader Meimarakis was very offensive against Tsipras in an effort to record a win a for his party after a disastreous performance last January.… » read more

  Posted by Dimitris Rapidis

In a recent article in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz under the headline “Israel is turning into Greece” (8 July), Akiva Eldar, a well-known journalist and writer, compared Israel with Greece. The economic situation in Israel is of course not at the brink of default with closed banks as in Greece. Israel’s finances are in order,… » read more

  Posted by Mose Apelblat

finalmente qualcun altro si è accorto che la selezione dei politici può prescindere dai voti … .leggete questo libro di Daniel Bell … The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy by Daniel A. Bell (贝淡宁) Westerners tend to divide the political world into “good” democracies and “bad” authoritarian regimes. But the… » read more

One step before reaching an agreement (?) on Greece’s bailout program, the government dispatched today the revised proposal including the extension of the current loan agreement for the next six (6) months, while introducing a moratorium in the implementation of new austerity measures suggested by troika last November. Meanwhile, the ECB decided yesterday to extend […]

The pressure on the new Greek government is immense since the first day in power. A growing pressure that stems from every possibly side: from international media; from EU leaders; from opinion-makers; from the market; domestically in Greece, from different voices proclaiming themselves “democrats” that vie for the future of Greece, its citizens, its prosperity, […]

Greek politicians bickered yesterday (13 November) over the latest statement of the former US Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, who said that Europeans wanted to “smash” Greece to make it pay for its mistakes. In a meeting with EU officials in July 2012 (G7), Geithner said that Europeans had a hostile attitude toward Athens and wanted […]

Στις απερχόμενες ευρωεκλογές 2014, η Ευρωπαική Αριστερά κατάφερε να ανεβάσει τα ποσοστά της σε σχέση με τα υπόλοιπα ευρωπαικά κόμματα. Δεδομένου ότι ο αριθμός των εδρών στο Ευρωπαικό Κοινοβούλιο μειώθηκαν με τη συνθήκη της Λισαβώνας, από 766 σε 751, η Ευρωπαική Αριστερά κατέλαβε με ποσοστό 5,99 % 45 έδρες, όταν η δύναμη των υπολοίπων κομμάτων […]

Του Θεόδωρου Καρυώτη Αναδημοσίευση Οι Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες πληροφορήθηκαν ότι η Τουρκία σχεδιάζει να υπάρξουν δύο κυπριακές ΑΟΖκαι, μέχρ

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