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The social gap
By Nikos Konstandars
The fate of Greece’s power-sharing administration hinges more on the social gap, in other words the fact that notwithstanding the painful and unpleasant decisions that it has had to implement, it has failed to ease the suffering with measures that would improve people’s day-to-day lives.
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COMMENTARY
The big picture
In his second term, US President Barack Obama is taking steps to enshrine his legacy and solidify America’s standing in the 21st c...
EDITORIAL
Get your facts straight
The danger that political discourse in Greece will sink to the basest levels of vulgarity is already more than apparent from the a...
COMMENTARY
New weapons of diplomacy
Hollywood screenwriters couldn’t make it up: That Sony, one of the world’s biggest film producers, would be forced to pull a comed...
EDITORIAL
Oblivious to change
The world around us is undergoing many important changes while we sit around stewing in our own juices. US President Barack Obama ...
COMMENTARY
Europe´s drama in Greece needs final act to avoid tragedy
Judging from Wednesday's vote in the Greek parliament, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras may not get the mandate he wants to keep eco...
COMMENTARY
A pointless battle
The public closely watched the first act in the three-part drama of Parliament’s election of a new president yesterday. The result...
EDITORIAL
Good sense must prevail
Greece is just one step away from what could turn out to be a big and prolonged mess. The election of a new president to replace K...
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COMMENTARY
Facts and pipedreams
 
By Alexis Papachelas
Greece faces a geopolitical conundrum: Even if it wanted to make a move on the regional chessboard, it would find very limited room for manuever.
COMMENTARY
There is no happiness that is not in danger
 
By Nikos Xydakis
It’s a daunting mix: Speculation over domestic political developments is rife; Greece is under pressure from its international creditors, its European partners and its neighbors; frustration among the people is deep and widespread; and society is worn down and deeply polarized in the face of events which call for urgent decisions and actions.
 
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HUNGER STRIKER
Romanos and the dilemma
By Xenia Kounalaki
The “system,” as Romanos likes to say in a derogatory manner, was called upon to decide whether it would show that its humanitarianism is in fact “purported” or whether the principles of our middle-class democracy are foremost based on respect for human rights.
DRAMA THERAPY
PTSD
Sophocles to the rescue
By Christina Sanoudou
The Theater of War program, based in Brooklyn, New York, has presented excerpts of ‘Philoctetes’ and ‘Ajax’ to more than 60,000 US military service members, veterans and their families.
GOLDEN DAWN
MARKET RAID
Case closed
By Yiannis Papadopoulos
None of the foreigners who abandoned their stalls when they saw the Golden Dawn group approaching was found to testify as a victim of assault in the trial. Without civil action, the case was essentially doomed from the get-go.
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