Author Archives: Ismini Demades

Dec 29 2014

The inevitable European showdown has arrived – between Tsipras and Schauble

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By Kevin Featherstone The Greek Parliament has just had three rounds of voting for a candidate whose credentials mattered to very few and for a post that is, in itself, of little consequence.  Moreover, the outcome – fresh parliamentary elections … Continue reading

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Oct 8 2013

Beyond the confusion, a decisive shift

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by Professor Kevin Featherstone A week ago, Greece had some of its best headlines in the international media since before the crisis began.  The quick and decisive actions against Chrysi Avghi showed the strength of the democratic spirit.  This was … Continue reading

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Mar 19 2013

Dealing with the financial crisis in light of developments in Cyprus: Europeanisation or Germanisation?

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By Adonis Pegasiou The latest proposal of the Eurogroup, regarding the bail out of Cyprus has caused unprecedented unrest that has not been limited at the national or even the European level. The essence of the proposal is for Cyprus … Continue reading

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Sep 2 2012

Understanding the Greek Communist Party

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by Giorgos Charalambous   During the months preceding the last two Greek parliamentary elections of 6 May and 17 June 2012, for many on the left hopes ran high for a substantive challenge to neoliberal discourse and practice that could … Continue reading

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Jun 14 2012

Europe’s future rests on a Greek election that has only one certain outcome: greater uncertainty

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by Kevin Featherstone On Sunday Greece goes to the polls for a second time this year, in an election that is likely to determine whether or not the country stays in the Euro. Kevin Featherstone writes that no matter which … Continue reading

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