Emmanuel Melissaris

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    The Greek referendum was a clear break with the past that could pave the way forward for Europe

The Greek referendum was a clear break with the past that could pave the way forward for Europe

In the aftermath of the Greek bailout referendum much of the discussion has focused on whether Greece should be granted some form of debt relief. Emmanuel Melissaris writes that while opposition from other European states to the principle of restructuring Greek debt is understandable, particularly given the austerity programmes implemented in other Eurozone countries, there is an argument for […]

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    The Golden Dawn trial is a legitimate criminal case, not political persecution

The Golden Dawn trial is a legitimate criminal case, not political persecution

The trial of several members of the Greek political party Golden Dawn is set to resume on 7 May, with charges ranging from murder to participation in a criminal organisation. Emmanuel Melissaris writes on the legality of the trial and the accusation that it amounts to little more than the political persecution of the party. He argues that despite […]

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    Why Syriza might be up to the task of tackling corruption in Greece

Why Syriza might be up to the task of tackling corruption in Greece

Corruption is frequently cited as one of the key underlying factors behind the economic crisis in Greece. Emmanuel Melissaris assesses whether the new Syriza-led government, which came to power in the Greek elections on 25 January, has the potential to help solve the problem. He writes that while the failures of previous governments might lead some to be sceptical […]

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