Recently in an interview with the German financial newspaper Handelsblatt, the Greek PM Antonis Samaras warned the European public that if his government fails, then Greece would plunge into chaos . As a potential or actual source of danger the PM pointed to the rise of “Golden Dawn”, the neo-nazi party. Evidently, the purpose of Mr. [...]
About Giorgios Papanagnou
Georgios Papanagnou is a visiting researcher at the United Nations University Centre for Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS).
As the mostly centre right governments of Europe rushed a few years back to save their economies by rediscovering the state, many talked of the triumphant return of Neo-Keynesianism. However, they spoke too soon. What followed, as the danger of immediate financial collapse was averted, was a harsh return to the previous orthodoxy and to [...]
Greece in all probability will host national elections sometime this April. The elections are necessary because unlike in Italy, in Greece there is no popular support for a technocratic government. The two big parties PASOK and Nea Dimokratia, who currently control two thirds of the seats in the Greek Parliament, are profoundly destabilized. According to [...]