Despite their significant boost in almost all 27 countries in the European Union, far-right parties failed to create the momentum they expected in Sunday’s European Parliament elections.

25.01.2024 / 21:13

In April of 1947, in the midst of the civil war, the leader of the Nationalist Party (renamed People’s Party in 1920), Theodoros Tourkovasilis, while speaking to the Greek Parliament, mentioned Switzerland in passing: “I was recently given the chance to admire this people and to see the fine organization of this state up close.

21.12.2023 / 21:24

Just a few years after emerging from the financial crisis, Greece looks like an islet of calm in a turbulent Europe where even the countries of Scandinavia are experiencing serious challenges to social democracy and the rule of law.

06.09.2019 / 16:59

Roderick Beaton, an acknowledged authority on modern Greek literature and culture and the author of a biography of Greek poet-diplomat George Seferis, begins his latest book, “Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation,” with a provocative question.

27.02.2018 / 10:00

More telling about the leftist-led government’s treatment of its political rivals and society than the snickers of Greece’s alternate health minister, the bad-mannered Pavlos Polakis, was the parliamentary address of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last Wednesday.