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Working on a Greek beach

Working on a Greek beach

By | September 10, 2012 at 8:08 pm | No comments

Fréderike Geerdink was in a short holiday in Greece and wrote this article for yournalistinturkey.com They earn some €30 a day, Greek youngsters working in tourism during the summer. While their country is going through hard economic times, they are happy they found a...

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The Unique Character we call Chios

The Unique Character we call Chios

By | July 25, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 9 comments

Chios looks like any other Eastern Aegean Greek island. Especially when you arrive by boat or by plane and enter Chios Town as it is the commercial and political center of the prefecture, congested roads and busy traffic welcomes you. You might even think that you have arrived...

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Ikaria: Always Closer to the Sun, and Far Away from Men

Ikaria: Always Closer to the Sun, and Far Away from Men

By | July 19, 2012 at 5:38 pm | No comments

A report in the Italian newspaper Libero's web site last Monday that a small Aegean island, Ikaria is considering leaving Greece created havoc in media. Der Spiegel English says: A full century after the North Aegean island of Icaria gained independence by expelling its Turkish...

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Greece: Elections are over. Next up: Elections!

Greece: Elections are over. Next up: Elections!

By | May 9, 2012 at 9:46 pm | No comments

(Photo courtesy of Mehran Khalili) Last Sunday Greek people, nearly 65% of all eligible voters went to polls to decide what they want to do with the old lady we call Greece. Squeezed between economical hardship, austerity measures, self-pity and fear they were arguably not...

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Greece and Turkey: The new émigrés | European Journal

Greece and Turkey: The new émigrés | European Journal

By | March 11, 2012 at 2:48 pm | No comments

Deutsche Welle Many Greeks are considering emigration because of the severe economic crisis at home. More and more of them are deciding to leave for Turkey.In the past, Greeks who emigrated abroad most often went to the United States, Germany, France and Britain. But now that...

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Where Greece Leads, America Follows

Where Greece Leads, America Follows

By | February 24, 2012 at 3:24 am | No comments

Below you may read Mitch Feierstein's article as it was published at Huffington Post. A very interesting tale of two countries in the grasp of economic crisis. Mitch Feierstein It's odd, life, the way it overturns your assumptions. You think that if everyone knows...

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“We are all Greeks”

“We are all Greeks”

By | February 18, 2012 at 11:10 pm | No comments

The pan-European call is addressed to all Western Europe citizens in response to the economic crisis and acute problems facing the Greek community. Social networks with the slogan “We are all Greeks” indicate that the measures passed on Sunday February 12th are imposing...

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Shame on Europe for betraying Greece

Shame on Europe for betraying Greece

By | February 15, 2012 at 1:36 pm | No comments

  This article is published on The Guardian Comment Network on February 14th 2012. William Wall (The Guardian) The behaviour of the EU states towards Greece is inexplicable in the terms in which the EU defines itself. It is, first and foremost, a failure of...

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The Power of Powerless

The Power of Powerless

By | February 14, 2012 at 1:13 am | No comments

In our humble opinion, upon the last developments in Europe, the 1978 article of Vaclav Havel, "The Power of Powerless" is very relevant once again. We present it here in its full as translated by Paul Wilson. "The Power of the Powerless" (October 1978) was originally written...

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Greece at crossroads, again

Greece at crossroads, again

By | February 13, 2012 at 10:29 pm | No comments

On February 12th, Parliament's decision on new austerity measures and people's invasion of Syntagma square mark another turning point in Greece's...

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