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Jul 30 2015

The Brussels diktat: and what followed

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By Etienne Balibar, Sandro Mezzadra and Frieder Otto Wolf Alexis Tsipras won the battle on a question of principle – the need for a new Europe – even if he lost the war that ensued. What are the implications for … Continue reading

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Jul 15 2015

The defeat of left-wing populism and the dangers for democracy in Greece

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By Benjamin De Cleen The negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors have dominated European politics in these last months to such an extent that politicians and press alike seem to have largely forgotten about the populist radical right, … Continue reading

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Jul 9 2015

The Greek Referendum: Popular Verdict or Foregone Conclusion?

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By Eleftherios Antonopoulos It is easy to blame the yes campaign but hard to account for its 38.69 per cent in a snap referendum framed as foregone conclusion In the early morning hours of Saturday June 27, Greek TV programmes … Continue reading

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Jul 17 2014

Europe should be understood not as an idea but rather as a clash of ideas

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By Francesco Tava In his recent European election campaign, Alexis Tsipras indicated that one of the key-points of his programme was the necessity to fight “against the idea of a Fortress Europe”, and to conceive an “inclusive form of community”. … Continue reading

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