PERIPHERAL VISION



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ANALYSIS

Golden Dawn is a neo-Nazi party. In our book, we show why: not because of the party’s past use of Nazi paraphernalia, but rather because its ideology and organizational structures fulfill the criteria of what constitutes a neo-Nazi group.

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ANALYSIS

The state of the economy has always been a pivotal issue in electoral campaigns. Political commentators, spin doctors and journalists tend to agree with former US president Bill Clinton’s 1992 slogan: “It’s the economy, stupid [… that wins elections].”


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ANALYSIS

It was the third public vote this year in Greece and, once again, not only did left-wing SYRIZA win big, but its victory was a most extraordinary one.

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ANALYSIS

Perhaps one of the most notable outcomes of the September 20 parliamentary elections in Greece is the remarkable resilience of the far-right Golden Dawn party, which managed to score some gains despite officially being charged as a criminal organization.



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OPINION

After Alexis Tsipras’s resignation as prime minister on August 20, I was certain that he simply did not want to carry through the reforms he signed and decided to retire from government.

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OPINION

Peripheral Vision is a joint effort by economists, political scientists, and other social scientists to explain, inform, disaggregate, theorize, and speculate about political and economic events unfolding in Greece and Europe.