greece debt crisis
For one more time Greece is a champion at unemployment as according to figures released by Eurostat, the percentage of young people without job is 50.3 %.
Speaking personally, this conference has been part of a long and meandering journey. Greece has been firing my imagination
This month the Greek supreme court has allowed public prosecutors to bring the former president of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), Andreas Georgiou, to court to face charges of damaging the national interest for a second time - he was acquitted at the first attempt.
A foggy lawyer of tear gas is pierced by an oncoming tank. Students cling to the gates of the polytechnic, pleading to the imposing hoard of soldiers below, "We are your brothers! We are your brothers!" The gates fall, mangled and crushed beneath the merciless tread of tank wheels.
EU needs to redesign itself as a real political union of equal members with common defense, economy, education and culture. Greek should be the official language of Europe. That would seal Europe's Greek origins and civilization.
"The measures will be a tombstone for growth prospects."
Let us not use the Constitution and its revision as an alibi for political power to conceal its inability to tackle a political problem on political terms. And it is sad to see constitutional changes being used as a firework.
Sacrificing Greece will not save Europe from having to come face-to-face with awkward, complex and hazardous realities. Nor is the fundamental question here one of simply centralizing the processing of asylum claims -- generated by a basically flawed system.