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The day came and London is set to stage the Olympic Games until 18th of August. For less than a month London will be the center of athletics in each corner of the world. But do we really care about this exceptional event or we are thinking behind the scene having in mind previous experience… » read more

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Is Cameronism defined?

In this week’s Economist edition Bagehot questioned the real meaning of Cameronism. Indeed, the article was referring to what finally this term means, and the UK’s PM trembling steps towards shaping his chairmanship message and put into track realistic politics. In other words, Cameronism seems more invested with idealism rather than action.

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Italy is the European state having 10 of its cities declaring incapability of payment serving. Span’s 10-year bonds are regularly getting underrated in the market decreasing the credibility of the country’s public finance status. Greece is ready for negotiations with the troika hoping to receive a new deal in order to pay pensions and public… » read more

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Greece is regarded the first victim of the financial and political crisis in terms of racist feelings. The recent elections o June 17th have led to the rise of the racist party called Xrysi Aygi which expresses all aspects and policies against immigrants and race discrimination, promising to bring honesty to the Greek politics and… » read more

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Where is Assad?

As rumours over Assad’s sheltering are increasing, the UN Security Council has been the scene of diplomatic confrontation between Russia -backed by China-and the rest of the Western members over future actions.

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Obama’s Shift

As we turn to the forthcoming US elections in autumn 2012, Obama seems to regain its lost ground of support. Four years ago he was invested with unlimited hope not only by his citizens but from the entire globe.

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Greece’s Debt Paradox

There is a well-founded “leitmotif” in Greek politics since 1980: when a party governs it tends to address national interest when declaring privatization of public-led institutions. On the other hand, opposition is vaguely talking about depreciating national goods. When terms alter, the latter mimicks the first and the same rthetoric is reproduced vice versa.

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