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'Polytechneio' Today: A Revolt Without a Cause

Forty-one years after November 17, 1973 and the celebration of the brave student revolt against the colonels', dictatorship has lost its sheen and most of its true meaning. Each year that passes, fewer and fewer people visit the building...

Papoulias: Democracy has Backslided due to the Crisis

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the restoration of democracy in Greece, President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias emphasized the need to protect the country’s democracy, highlighting it has undergone “multiple hits.” Papoulias stressed that no honor is enough and...

Support the Restoration of the Ancient Agora of Athens (VIDEO)

The Leontida Foundation as part of its activities to promote Greek history, culture and democracy invites you to spread and support the campaign for the architectural and cultural restoration and enhancement of the Ancient Agora of Athens. The Agora of...

Roman Herzog: "Democracy Wasn't Born in Greece"

The former president of Germany, Roman Herzog, in an interview to the newspaper Handelsblatt, claimed that democracy wasn't born in Greece. When the journalist mentioned that the trump card of Greece is the birth of democracy, the German politician said...

What Is It Like to Be Greek?

Over the last few years, so many controversial things have been heard of poverty-stricken Greece since the economic crisis broke out. Rise in the unemployment rate, in social inequalities as the rich got somehow richer and the poor poorer....

Young Greeks Losing Hope Fast

In answer to the question “In general, do you think things in Greece are heading to the right or the wrong direction?” 87 percent replied “to the wrong direction” and only 5 percent said “to the right”, while...

A Crisis of Democracy: Greece

Since the elections of May 6, Greece has been in all media headlines in Europe, with the focus being on the Greek left party SYRIZA that on a platform of reversing austerity, won second place. As negotiations with the...