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Silence is not golden

The government has gone into attack mode against everyone and everything, spending time and energy pursuing opponents, as we see in its feud with the judiciary. No country can be governed this way.

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The stuff of seminars

The early days of SYRIZA may be behind us, but they will certainly be the subject of future seminars and papers about negotiating tactics you should not use if you want to succeed.

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Wisdom and measured words

Tensions with Turkey are rising by the day. The good thing is that Greece has gained some strong allies. The behavior of Turkey and its president has helped tremendously with this.

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Fostering violence

Hooliganism and violence have no place in a democracy. The violence that broke out in reaction to a court ruling has hurt the country’s credibility at a critical time and cost to many people.

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Falling back to bullying

ALEXIS PAPACHELAS

They learned the art of bullying at the Polytechnic and at university, where there were no rules. They saw that they could get away with it and continued down this road as members of a small political party. 

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