The labor reserve plan did not even get a chance to fail. Rather, much like the law on university reform, it was never even put into force.
For the past three years, Greek politicians have behaved much like college kids.
We stand at Thermopylae, unmoving, shouting “You shall not pass” at potential investors, probably allowing our lot time to complete the job.
If the leftwing coalition were to win Greece's election, it would still have to follow more or less the same policy as other parties.
The country’s young voters opted for parties at the extreme ends of the political spectrum or at least those they thought extreme.
The left’s all-or-nothing policy has historically left it with nothing. Worse, the left is pushing itself out of the institutions and onto the fringe. It gives the impression that all it can do is make noise. It’s a shame. The country needs the left. The fertile left, not the spasmodic nihilists.
Media restrictions provide fertile ground for abuse.
The biggest ideological victory scored by our crazy brand of leftism is that it convinced us that there really is a world in which we can spend without paying taxes.
The concept of "rebooting the economy," as opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras promised at his Zappeio 2 presentation last week, not only contains too much of the past, but also has no future at all.
Murders are committed all over the world, but societies are judged the day after, by their sense of outrage and their reaction.
Even if Greece did not have a humanitarian duty or other obligations deriving from Greece’s membership of the UN, there is always the concern of a mass influx of immigrants.
Greece has two options: to increase production to the levels of consumption or to decrease consumption to production levels.
There is no other way for the government to go than radical deregulation.
In a democratic social process black and white is predetermined. For those who possess the absolute truth democracy is a process not only hard to understand but also needless.
The state's credibility does not just need to be reinstated on international markets but also in the minds of the Greek people.
Local elections have not ceased to be political, but at least they are no longer dictated by exclusively partisan criteria.
Prophecies about a possible government reshuffle...
The good news is that in Greece there are no closed professions.
The WikiLeaks revolution has made a significant contribution to Western democracies.
It was not just the politicians who closed their eyes to reality; unions and other professional groups were also quite happy to string their people along.
Greek economy does not need the state to have a vision to survive. What it needs is the aggregate of private visions.