Post Tagged with: "Greece"

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

Greeks and Psychiatry in Crisis

The post-2008 financial crisis goes beyond the economic problems that Greece now faces. It has also created a generalized crisis in the field of psychiatry.

The Parthenon Marbles in Russia: Referred Pain from a Colonial Past and Present

The Parthenon Marbles in Russia: Referred Pain from a Colonial Past and Present

Behind the debate over the artwork extracted from the Parthenon are British violence in post WWII Greece, the experience of austerity and matters of national identity.

The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis

The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis

National TV fiction should not be excluded from the study of world politics, as it maintains a strong connection with a given culture’s everyday experiences.

The ‘Reluctant Europeans’: What Syriza’s Victory Means for Europe

The ‘Reluctant Europeans’: What Syriza’s Victory Means for Europe

The big question is after Syriza’s win is what sort of party it will be the day after as that could set the tone of an alternative solution to the Eurozone crisis,.

The Golden Dawn and the Extreme Right in Greece

The Golden Dawn and the Extreme Right in Greece

The political success of the Greek party ‘Golden Dawn’ surprised many, with their pro-Nazi and xenophobic policies proving to be of concern both in Greece and abroad.

The Resurgence of Right-Wing Extremism in Greece: A Not So Golden Dawn

The Resurgence of Right-Wing Extremism in Greece: A Not So Golden Dawn

The fight against Golden Dawn will have an effect, if Greece galvanizes mature political discourse and a new set of institutions based on representation, impartiality, tolerance, and meritocracy.

Greece’s Radical Politics on the Dark Side of Dawn

Greece’s Radical Politics on the Dark Side of Dawn

Most governments of the EU are now forced to dance to the tunes of the extreme right. In that respect, the Greek far right stands out as the ugliest reflection in the deforming mirror of the dark side of the EU.

Solidarity with ERT

Solidarity with ERT

On 12 June, the Greek Government shocked society by shutting down its public broadcaster. It is important for the public to unite and show the current regime that they will no longer tolerate such actions.

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

Review – From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment

The economic crisis in Greece and the financial bailouts it received sent shockwaves through the Eurozone and global markets. Could reforms have avoided the collapse? Why were they not successful?

Police and Anarchy in Greece

Police and Anarchy in Greece

Austerity measures are increasing tension between Greek police and protesters. We need to be concerned, for as the recession in Europe continues, police in other countries may come to play similar roles.

Human Rights and State Security: The Conflicting Features of International Migration

Human Rights and State Security: The Conflicting Features of International Migration

Irregular migration is a difficult test of the constructive interaction between two fixtures of modern political dialogue: the protection of individual human rights and the obligation of state’s to maintain security for their citizens.

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