C.J. Polychroniou

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C.J. Polychroniou is a political economist/political scientist who has taught and worked in universities and research centers in Europe and the United States. His main research interests are in European economic integration, globalization, the political economy of the United States and the deconstruction of neoliberalism's politico-economic project. He is a regular contributor to Truthout as well as a member of Truthout's Public Intellectual Project. He has published several books and his articles have appeared in a variety of journals, magazines, newspapers and popular news websites. Many of his publications have been translated into several foreign languages, including Croatian, French, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish.

13 Theses on the Continuing Greek Debt Drama

As the Greek debt drama continues to unfold and both the IMF and the eurocrats demand ever more sacrifices from the average Greek people...

European Parliament Member Roberto Gualtieri Impressed With Greece’s Progress on Reforms, but Rules Out Debt Write-Off

A visit to Greece by European Parliament representatives in order to oversee the “democratic implementation” of the new bailout agreement was completed today, with...

Greek Environment and Energy Minister Alludes to 'Necessary Compromise' With Eldorado Gold

Greek Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis spoke today of a "necessary compromise" that needs to be reached between government and Eldorado Gold Corporation...

Noam Chomsky: The Republican Base Is ‘Out of Control’

The 2016 US presidential election is shaping up to be a fascinating contest between reactionaries (Donald Trump and Ted Cruz), pro-establishment figures (Hillary Clinton)...

IMF Insists on Same Medicine That Destroyed the Greek Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has admitted on several occasions in the recent past that it made serious errors in its assessment of the...

Situation in Idomeni Affects Greece’s Image on International Trade, Say Reps of Piraeus Container Terminal

Representatives of the business community have described as quite negative Greece’s image on international trade on account of the prevailing situation in Idomeni --...

Syriza’s Stance on Macedonia Indicative of an Ahistorical-Minded and Machiavellian Bent Organization

Say what you will, but the fact of the matter is that many leftists of the Syriza persuasion (intrinsically ahistorical and naïve) would not...

Greek PM Has 'Unofficial' Meeting with President of European Parliament

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met a short while ago at Maximos mansion with the president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Mr. Schultz, who...

Minister of State Nikos Pappas Foresees Explosion in Investment in Greece

Greece is “very close” to reaching an agreement with creditors that will cause an “explosion in investments,” said Minister of State Nikos Pappas during...

Greek Finance Minister Says IMF Must Adopt a More Moderate Stance on Labor Rights in Greece

Greek finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos says IMF should respect a country’s acquired social benefits and entitlements in an interview in the daily Ta Nea. At...