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Greece Deserves Our Help for Welcoming Refugees

Published: Balkan Insight

As the number of migrants reaching Greece has risen again recently, so have the xenophobic reactions – but the state’s hospitable reaction to the refugee crisis is worthy of praise and support (…) Read full article

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Balkans

Greece is still struggling to cope with the refugee crisis

Published: Independent

Refugee flows to Greece, one of migrants’ and refugees’ most important points of entry into Europe, have risen by 200% in the last five months, mainly due to conditions in Syria and the Turkish government’s efforts to relocate refugees away from Istanbul. But for years, Greece has been unable to manage effectively its migration problem, and the country is still far from able to accommodate this sharp increase, even if it is much smaller than the dramatic uptick in 2015 (…) Read Full Article.

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Interviews

Πώς οι λαϊκιστές ηγέτες σε Ελλάδα και Βρετανία εκμεταλλεύτηκαν τον ευρωσκεπτικισμό

Συνέντευξη: Lifo

«Ο ελληνικός και ο βρετανικός ευρωσκεπτικισμός διαφέρουν ως προς την αφετηρία και την τελική τους στόχευση, αλλά ο τρόπος με τον οποίο συνδέθηκαν με τον λαϊκισμό είναι εντυπωσιακά όμοιος» αναφέρει στο βιβλίο ο πολιτικός αναλυτής. Ο ίδιος επιχειρεί να φωτίσει το Brexit από τη σκοπιά των Βρετανών, έχοντας ως σημείο αναφοράς όλα όσα προηγήθηκαν το 2015 με το αντίστοιχο ελληνικό δημοψήφισμα (…) Συνέχεια

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Brexit, Europe, UK Politics

Boris Johnson will be the Alexis Tsipras of 2019. Here’s why

Published: The Independent

Even though Boris Johnson enjoys reciting the ancient Greek tragic poets from memory, he is increasingly sounding like the Greek prime minister in 2015, Alexis Tsipras. As newly elected leaders, both politicians questioned their predecessors’ deals with the European Union and resorted to populism in an attempt to avoid an unpleasant compromise and a looming ultimatum (…) Read full article

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