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SYRIZA’S economic agenda
By George Pagoulatos & Panos Tsakloglou
What would the consequences of SYRIZA’s economic policy be if the leftist opposition party came to power? Given the often differing positions expressed by some of its leading MPs, we have focused on the speech of its president Alexis Tsipras at the Thessaloniki International Fair in September.
 INSIDE COMMENT
COMMENTARY
Extremism from a bygone era
There are times when we seem to be overcome by self-destructive madness. I hear various commentators and politicians speaking in e...
EDITORIAL
No call for more games
Psychological warfare has been a part of the negotiations between the troika and Athens from the very start of the crisis. But the...
COMMENTARY
Is Europe paying attention?
Barack Obama brought hope to the entire world when he was elected president of the United States in 2009 and then again in 2012 fo...
EDITORIAL
A reasonable agreement
Greece cannot and should not allow itself to be left without a safety net to make up for any funding needs that may crop up after ...
COMMENTARY
Give Greece a chance
Greece's creditors are testing the country's endurance - again. If they keep pressing, they could split the euro area apart, which...
COMMENTARY
‘Who lost Greece?’
If, by unhappy chance, Greece’s efforts to create a more efficient economy and more just society should fail, if it turns out that...
EDITORIAL
Myopic partisanship
The past few days have shown that some people inside Greece’s main leftist opposition party do in fact seem to grasp just how crit...
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COMMENTARY
Geopolitical poker
 
By Alexis Papachelas
A new round of geopolitical poker is due to be played out in the Eastern Mediterranean in the coming weeks.
COMMENTARY
China, Japan and India look to the future
 
By Ian Bremmer
As the Ukraine crisis boils, jihadis build armies in Iraq and Syria, and Ebola spreads unabated, it’s clear that we have entered an exceptionally turbulent era in global politics.
 
COMMENTARY
POLITICS
SYRIZA’S economic agenda
By George Pagoulatos & Panos Tsakloglou
There are two overarching propositions in SYRIZA’s economic agenda: (a) The Memorandum is to blame for the crisis, and not the reverse; (b) the Greek economy’s main problem today is the lack of sufficient demand and not supply. Both propositions are popular, and both are wrong.
CULTURE
EXHIBITION
Re-evaluating the urban legacy of the 1960s
By Harry van Versendaal
Much of the controversy that has arisen over contemporary Athens’s urban landscape stems from the changes wrought on it during the 1960s. Any reference to the architectural legacy of that period usually provokes a knee-jerk condemnation as the time is associated with the brutal transformation of the capital's appearance.
LIFE
BOOKS
Cypress whispers of a magical island
By Eva Tomara
The daughter of Greek immigrants who emigrated to the United States, Yvette Manessis-Corporon is also an Emmy-winning journalist and author. “When the Cypress Whispers” is based on the life of her grandmother, “Yia-yia,” and her stories of the “magical” island during the German occupation.
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