Viewpoint: The politics of Greece's financial crisis
... termism" of these political manoeuvrings has laid bare the shallowness of the political system. What has become the biggest political crisis in Greece in the last 30 years is treated as yet another round in a normal electoral cycle - with political ...
Missing List of Names Widens Greek Political Fissure
When the Greek finance minister and one of his predecessors said ... “What we see unfolding in the political system is a tragedy with elements of low comedy,” said Pantelis Boukalas, a columnist for the newspaper Kathimerini. The same people singled ...
Greece's Watershed Year
and a political system that values expedience over efficiency and puts self-interest above the common good. July 1974 was the crucial month. Greece was seven years into an increasingly brutal right-wing military dictatorship. On July 15, Greek Cypriots ...
The Political Dynasties That Destroyed Greece, And The Real Reason The Country Is Such A Mess
Greece is the victim of three irresponsible political dynasties that have created a system incapable of averting crises, says a Der Spiegel. It is a "feudal democracy" where the desire of elites to maintain power lead to out of control spending.
Golden Dawn takes off its mask, open Nazism in Greece
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