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Defiance, Greek Style

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics
Anastasia Rubis

Reading and watching news of Syriza party's attempts to renegotiate a bailout agreement with the EU and ease austerity in what they term a humanitarian crisis for the Greek people, I've traded doubt and discomfort for a new feeling: respect.

Putin Congratulates New Greek Prime Minister Tsipras, Invites Him To Moscow

AP | Posted 02.05.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece's new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly trade...

The Greek Elections and European Absurdity

Kostas Vergopoulos | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Kostas Vergopoulos

If there is one thing that has poisoned the European economy after the 2008 crisis, it is the German idea that a purge comes before a recovery.

New Greek Leader Softens Rhetoric On Debt Talks With Europe

AP | DANICA KIRKA and MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief warned that the standoff between Greece and the eurozone over the country's bailout is endangering the global...

Greece's Leftist Government Sparks Fears Of A Russian Beachhead In Europe

The Washington Post | Griff Witte and Karoun Demirjian | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

LONDON — Just days after shaking European economic policy to its core with a sweeping win in Greek elections, the radical leftist party Syriza is ch...

Tsipras Promises A New Greece

Sophia Papaioannou | Posted 01.26.2015 | World
Sophia Papaioannou

We are a proud and hard-working people who saw our lives change abruptly, with the introduction of strict austerity measures. The new Prime Minister is promising to change all that.

A Greek Fable, Part One: The Globalization of Opportunism

Peter Alexander Meyers | Posted 08.12.2012 | World
Peter Alexander Meyers

What really will raise resistance in the centers of financial and despotic power around the world is this civic impulse.

Who Needs a Greek Government?

Peter Alexander Meyers | Posted 05.20.2012 | World
Peter Alexander Meyers

Greeks must decide to stay or go. Perhaps that is why it failed to come before the people. Perhaps that is why, when on May 6 the election was played out in a way that minimized the literal and more important question -- "Do you want to adopt the new agreement?" -- it failed again.