Six in 10 members of the Greek Panel of Economists at KEFiM, the Athens-based Markos Dragoumis Center for Liberal Studies, favor antitrust measures against big social media platforms given their dominant position in the market and their consequent influence on public opinion.

A man and woman are seen under a sign reading ‘Exit,’ as they leave a vaccination center, in southern Athens, on Friday. [Orestis Panagiotou/EPA]

Every new day brings the fresh realization that Covid-19 has brought a whole lot of trouble to the world at large.

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We might still be unsure of how the novel coronavirus was born nor when it will cease to plague us, but we do know that its power lies in how it exploits human nature and human weakness to spread, to mutate, to develop.


The struggle at sea has always been tough and relentless. During my 35-year struggle, there were many times I was told I was not going to make it.

A family enjoys an afternoon outdoors at a former factory in the Piraeus suburb of Drapetsona on Sunday. [Panagiotis Tzamaros/InTime News]

The extent of pandemic fatigue among the general public was reflected in the most recent poll on Monday by Pulse on behalf of Skai TV which showed that more than a third of those surveyed called for an immediate easing of the restrictive measures.


The answer is not evident. The question was asked by the Center for Liberal Studies (in a survey conducted in December 2020 by MARC). The question was “which, according to your opinion, is Greece’s most important achievement during the last two hundred years?” The most popular answer (11.6%) was Greece joining the European Union and […]


The compulsory confinement of people at home due to the coronavirus pandemic has not led to an increase in births, according to the latest data of the Interior Ministry for the months of November and December 2020 – more than nine months since the first lockdown.