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‘Black Haired Pig’: Greek-Swedish journalist speaks up against racism and sexism

“Black Haired Pig” A powerful and shocking message against racism, sexism and xenophobia from a Greek-Swedish woman who has experienced first hand hate against migrants in Sweden ever since she moved there with her family at the age of six. In a powerful video, Alexandra Pascalidou, 46, a prominent personality …

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Obama sends a message for Democracy directly from Acropolis (video)

With a new video from the Ancient rock of Acropolis, US President Barack Obama sent a new message about Democracy stressing “we are part of the community of nations that solves problems and make the best for humanity.” the video was uploaded in his personal account on Facebook and Twitter. …

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Speech in Athens: Obama praises Democracy, Sacrifices of Greeks

US President Barack Obama started his speech with “Yias sas!”, “Kalispera!” and “Filoxenia”(hospitality). He used other Greek words like “foustanella”, “spanakopita” and “ouzo” At the end of his 40-minute long speech he said “Zήτω η Ελλάς” (Long Live, Greece) and had Greeks cheer. President Obama speech without teleprompter or notes …

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EU in need of Democracy Reform: Serving the people vs Serving economic interest

I suppose the following article is also an explanation on how the European Union corrupts national politicians – or better say: allows national politicians to corrupt their own citizens in order that the latter support the rotten system in Brussels. How? By using European taxpayers’ money for the famous EU …

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UPD Thessaloniki University Vice-Dean forced to resign after saying: “We in power should fascistize”

Forever gone are the times when Greece was praised for being the cradle of democracy. In year 2014, it is the suppression, the violence and the authoritarian state and institutions that are been praised and thus by an academic (?) who teaches young people. Vice-Dean of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki …

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Greek PM: Money Available ‘Till End of November, Democracy at Risk if Gov’t Collapses

 Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras hit dramatic tunes about the state finances and the social situation of the country. Speaking to German daily Handelsblatt, Samaras stressed the necessity of the 31-billion-euro bailout tranche saying that Greece has money until the end of November. “Then the cash box is empty,” Samaras said. “Antonis Samaras told …

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SYRIZA MP: “Greeks Face an Unprecedented Humanitarian Catastrophe”

“Greeks face an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe as health, education and public administration collapse, salaries and pensions shrink, while the unemployment is on the rise with one out of two young people without job,” Rena Dourou, MP from left-wing SYRIZA, told Austrian newspaper “Wiener Zeitung“. “The policies of IMF bring nothing except deeper recession and …

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Defense Minister: Greece’s “Silent Military Force Can Make a Deafening Noise If Necessary”

 I am unable to decode the message of Greek caretaker Defense Minister Frangoulis Fragos, former Chief of Land Forces. Did the retired general address Greece’s friends or Greece’s external and/or internal foes? “I wish the Democracy functions and I will directly deliver [the mandate] to the elected Minister of Defense,” Frangos …

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NYT: Conspiracies, Coups & Currencies – Greece & Italy

Do the markets cause the end of Democracy in Europe? If their pressure on elected governments is immense, the answer is most probably…. “Yes!”. There is this interesting article published on New York Times about “Conspiracies, Coups and Currencies“. It coincides more or less with the KTG-article “ Post-Post Modern Coup …

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Post-Post Modern Coup D’ Etat – It’s the Markets, Stupid!

Unelected but appointed leaders head the governments of  two of the four debt-ridden countries of the euro zone. Lucas Papademos in Greece, Mario Monti in Italy. The so-called ‘national unity’, ‘salvation’ or ‘coalition’ governments in both countries came into power under the time pressure applied by markets attacks. Their tactic is known meanwhile: a …

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