Isn't it the Greeks, a fiercely political nation, who used to poke fun at the apolitical "Yankees" because many wouldn't vote in their presidential elections?
Language and the December Riots in Greece.
The Greek economy is such a mess precisely because endless amendments just like «2% tax exempt for publishers», designed to serve specific interests, are eating away at the state budget.
How is it possible for Berlusconi to be elected prime minister?
There are many ways for a government to lose an election and the most sure-fire way is denial of reality. Opinion polls operate a lot like alarm bells and some want to silence them because they're disturbing their stupor.
Is there any reason why workers are being asked to waste their time today simply to satisfy taxi driver's demands?