Democracy must protect everyone's rights, but it must also protect itself – that is, not make concessions to a possible criminal organization just because it happens to live under the roof of a certain party.
In a world that is already complicated, a progressive, reformist agenda promises to make things even more complicated.
Where is the much-heralded wisdom of the people when they elect deputies who are not ashamed of having a swastika tattooed on their arm?
In reaction-happy Greece, preventing a meeting of a democratically elected body because the left doesn’t like it is an everyday occurrence.
... the steady percentage of produced wealth that goes to salaries and benefits for state sector workers.
The austerity policies imposed on the South of Europe are not the product of a Protestant mind-set or a Northern desire to punish the South for having too much of a good time. They are merely common sense: Sooner or later consumption reaches the level of production.
The thing with Kefaloyiannis is that his excuses are 10 times worse than what he did.