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Black Anniversary: One Year Since the Referendum and Capital Controls

On the morning of June 26, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras invited his entourage of ministers to the 25th floor of the hotel where the Greek delegation to Brussels was staying. Ahead of the European Council, his ministers - Nikos...

Greeks Called to Sign Petition on a Referendum for Grexit

A new petition on Greece has been launched on Avaaz.org, the global civic organization that promotes activism. The user, Nikolaos, is gathering signatures for the activation of article 44 of the Greek Constitution for a referendum on whether Greece...

Grexit Fears Back on the Table After Brexit

Grexit Back on the Agenda Again as Greek Economy Unravels, as the Guardian Newspaper reports that the European finance ministers from the eurozone will decide on whether the green light will be given on the Greek review following disagreement...

Juncker Points to Huge Differences in Brexit and Grexit Referendums

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker outlined the differences between the referendum that took place in Greece last July and the one taking place in Britain. In an interview with German daily, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Juncker said that Greece's position...

EU: IN or OUT?

If there is one thing that really gets me its political hypocrisy. On June 23, the British people will decide the fate of their country and vote in a Referendum to either remain IN or get OUT of the...

Constitutional Reform: Greek Gov't Plans Another Referendum for Greece

Greek Government Spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili left open the possibility of another referendum for the country during her press briefing on Tuesday. The last referendum in 2015 posed the question on whether Greece should accept bailout conditions, with the result...

The Cyprus Noose – Revolution of the Mind

  I have carefully been watching events in Cyprus unfolding like an onion that brings tears into one’s eyes. What is most disturbing is the fact that there is a cat and mouse game being played with a stench of...

Varoufakis' Video Hints at Creation of New Political Movement in Greece

A new video clip titled "The 1101 are coming" has appeared on the internet showing people mentioned by their first name, including Yanis Varoufakis and actor Cleon Grigoriadis. The enigmatic video clip starts with the phrase "They are coming and...

Greek Tourism Hits Another Record Year Despite Capital Controls, Refugees

Capital controls, the July 5th referendum, the refugee influx and general political instability could not deter foreign tourists coming to Greece, breaking another record of arrivals. Last year, visitors to Greece exceeded 24 million, breaking a record of arrivals. This year...

Greek Islands to Hold Referendum on Privatization of Four Airports

Residents of Greece's Ionian islands will be called to vote in a referendum, following a proposal by Provincial Governor Theodoros Galiatsatos on August 29. The referendum question will be about the Greek government's decision to continue with the country's airport...