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Going ‘glocal’

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Local elections have not ceased to be political, but at least they are no longer dictated by exclusively partisan criteria.

Brakes on deregulation

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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.

Visions, not a vision

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Greek economy does not need the state to have a vision to survive. What it needs is the aggregate of private visions.

Waiting for the managers

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Now that the program for social security reforms has received the green light in Parliament, isn’t it time for the government to take care of the management of the country’s social security funds?

Out of touch

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How would journalists ever find out if politicians are aware of people's problems? After all, they never asked them.

True culture vultures

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Every corner of Greece appears to have suddenly discovered its ties to traditions that died out a long time ago.

The ultimate pretext

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The immoral nature of Cheney's practices is not the crux of this issue. The problem is that history has already taught us how destructive they can be.

What "straight answers"?

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By pointing a finger at a "culprit," you deflect people's attention from the real problems, while offering a "straight answer".

December may come tomorrow

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The buildup of scandal and disappointment in the authorities and institutions can provide the kindling that a random shooting can easily ignite.