Posted on 04. September 2015 bySadik Tabar It had been a long time since we could set eyes on a pro-government rally in the Syntagma Square in Greece. Since the Syriza took power in the beginning of 2015, as the Greek PM of new tenure, Tsipras tenaciously emphasised that the Greek debt crisis is essentially … Continue reading Greek Debt Crisis: Bringing Up A Champion To Lead Further Europeanisation Process?
Posted on 23. January 2015 by Konstantina Karydi Elections again. Already a phrase almost worth laughing about in some peoples’ minds. Citizens in their 30s, have already voted more times than some of our parents have in their lifetime, some will say. Yet, the laughing stops there. Elections, a very serious act indeed. And the beginning … Continue reading Hellections? A tale of politics, fear and hope
Posted on 22. May 2014 by Estefanía Almenta One of the five headline targets of the Europe 2020 headline indicators is to reduce poverty by lifting at least 20 million people out of the risk of poverty or social exclusion by 2020. According to EUROSTAT, in 2012, 124.5 million people, or 24.8 % of the population, in the EU-28 were at risk of … Continue reading The future of our youngest generations?
Posted on 26. February 2014 by Theodora Matziropoulou It is the fear in front of a white page; in this case, the fear to write about other everyday fears, which haunt us. And sometimes we don’t want to speak about. A Saturday night in Thessaloniki. In front of my apartment-building, a young man approaches me. It … Continue reading Tales of everyday madness
Posted on 03. June 2013 by Theodora Matziropoulou A lot has been said about the crisis and its social extensions. Middle class, citizens but also cities themselves have been reached by crisis and have to deal with challenging phenomena such as xenophobia, homelessness, unemployment and substitution of the state by solidarity initiatives. All the above were … Continue reading Reflections on the Debate “Cities in Social Crisis”