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Views on the economic and political aspects of the Greek crisis

A review of the opinions and theories regarding the Greek financial crisis and its characteristics. The history behind the collapse and the current situation.


Writers and theorists describe their views and the current facts regarding the last crucial years of Greece and they also express their predictions regarding the future.


The polls’ results on January 25 are open to anything since the conditions are so uncertain that may result from self- reliance to a lack of a sustainable government.

Greek elections: The electoral law determines either self-reliance or coalition!

The critical answer to the crucial question which all address, that is if self-reliance is possible and under which conditions, is completely unclear because it depends on many conundrums and unknown parameters which will finally determine the winner of the elections.

The real problems of Europe are threefold – the lack of competitiveness, structural rigidities and over-indebtedness.

Greek Theater and Europe’s Future

Why politicians welcome the Grexit debate – and why it will do little to solve Europe’s woes.

“The elections on 25 January are considered to be more crucial than the ones in June 2012”, according to high EU official, who also believes that the EU is tired of paying for Greece.

Greek elections: The ones who decide are the “undecided”

The climate is extremely heavy for Greeks in the European Union and the worst case scenarios have already been foreseen. Thus, on January 25th the ones who have not decided yet which party to support will actually determine the future of the country.

"Politicians do not have the same sense of timing as humans".

The lost years and their importance

Politicians must acknowledge that time unfortunately cannot turn back. It is the only and the one of goods that cannot be reproduced but be at last self-destructed.

The oligarchs are still profiting at the expense of the country and the rest of Europe.

Misrule of the few or how oligarchs ruined Greece

Just a few years ago, Greece came close to defaulting on its debts and exiting the eurozone. Today, the country’s economy is showing new signs of life.

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MEP’s accused the work done by the Troika didn’t take into account the social impact of the prescribed policy measures. Although it was clear that the Commission, when operating within the Troika framework, was putting in place a macro-economic adjustment programme designed and approved by the Eurogroup, the finance ministers of the 19 memberstates with the Euro as their currency.

EU: billions for Ukraine and no mercy for Greece

By: EBR | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A recent study from Oxford University has brought to light some of the very serious effects the Troika (including the European Commission and the European Central Bank) requirements have had on the Greek healthcare system.

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‘The Times They Are a-changin’

N. Peter KramerBy: N. Peter Kramer

With apologies to Bob Dylan for using his already so often (mis)used words: ‘The Times They Are a- changin’

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