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The wrong response to corruption

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The worst response to corruption is voting for politicians who promise quick and radical solutions, meaning a fix that sidesteps the sticky process of rule of law.

Absolute cynicism

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In almost any other country – even Greece in days gone by – MinDef Kammenos would have been ousted for defying the government line and presenting his own foreign policy.

Let’s move forward, at last

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The simplified history that we are all taught, wedded with the necessary myths to wrap up the narrative, is the fertile ground where nationalist populism blossoms.

The state we're in

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Who are we trying to kid and for how long will we keep on kidding ourselves, when the snake is already out of its basket and spitting venom?

The economy of ideas

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Despite all manner of legal acrobatics to safeguard intellectual property, this understandably remains outside the purview of the old rules for the simple reason that the notion of ownership of information is meaningless.

Frustrated investment

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Even though some things have progressed since the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks government came to power (the project received the approval of the Central Archaeological Council, for instance), the process halted over the construction permit.

The Israeli example

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The Israeli economy went through an evaluation of its own long before Greece and did so without anyone asking for it.

One model fits all

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The country’s biggest transport organization is entering the electronic age with all the slipshod amateurism that characterizes all of the new technologies/programs that the government has been forced to implement.

Spare us the wisecracks

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From the moment that public money is being spent, there should be oversight and the government has a duty to publish all of the facts.

When Democracy Is Priced Out Of Politics

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There is a huge elephant in the middle of the room and on the face of democratic process. It is the 6,3 billion dollars in 2012 congressional and presidential election costs in US alone.

The trial of Andreas G.

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The fact that the Supreme Court accepted Dimitriou’s appeal suggests that her explanatory report contained a specific number for the 2009 deficit.

Sick man’s bed rocked by earthquake

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Greece has the misfortune of having the most inadequate leadership possible for such a juncture, and it may end up paying a lot more for Brexit than the Britons themselves.

Aspiring to nothing

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Nothing good will ever come from this government in the area of investments. Its members belong to a different era, when the state would do business at everyone else’s expense.

A lesson not learned

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We shouldn’t be surprised that the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn scored the second-highest percentage (14 percent) of votes in the 18-24 age group.