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Greece Politics

Read The Daily Blog Of Greece's 'Erratic Marxist' Finance Minister

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

Yanis Varoufakis, a self-described "erratic Marxist," is the new finance minister of Greece under the just-elected Syriza-led government of Prime Mini...

Naysayers Aside, Greece Has Nothing to Lose but Its Chains

Maria Paravantes | Posted 01.22.2015 | World
Maria Paravantes

The international media's favorite soap opera is back... this time, with even more suspense and scandal, triumph and tragedy. The Greek elections, true to the Greek psyche, are full of pathos.

Greek Lawmakers Vote In Crucial Ballot, As Government Risks Collapse

AP | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Parliament failed to elect a new president for the financially struggling country in the first round of voting Wednes...

When Heraclitus Met Greek Politics

Amb. Alexandros P. Mallias | Posted 06.29.2014 | World
Amb. Alexandros P. Mallias

Can a party with no politicians meet the challenge and make the edge in Greek politics? Can it change the course, sidelining the political oligarchies that have been ruling Greece for roughly 70 years, often accused of lack of ethos, accountability and common sense?

Greek Parliament's Vote Paves Way For Layoffs Of 15,000 Public Workers

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's Parliament narrowly approved a new batch of austerity measures early Thursday, including thousands of public-sector jo...