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Why US Democrats lure?

The United States’ candidates for the Presidency were always seen from the prism of personal sympathy or empathy worldwide. I have recently realized that the candidates from the Democratic Party seem to lure more the public than their opponents from the Republican Party. But does this estimation really matter?

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A couple of days ago I was in Geneva for a personal affair. In the well-known rue du Rhône with the Swiss banking institutions, the malls and the famous brands you can easily observe the melting pot of the city. A small city, but an international city. The fusion of the people is worth-mentioning as… » read more

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Early surveys over the average monthly revenue of public sector employees in Greece unveils a stunning fact: no matter how much the government is diminishing monthly wages, there is no way the gap of 11.5 billion euro to be gathered in order the Greek government to ask for a further prolongement of the stabilization programme… » read more

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It is barely two months since the coalition government was formed in Greece and its future is at stake. It is without doubt that the critical problem that the government is faced with is not linked with the diverging ideologies of the three parties forming it, but with the inadequate character of its government vis-à-vis… » read more

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A coin is always double-sided, and Egypt President Mohamed Morsi’s decision to sack two of the country’s top generals stirs up discussion. From the one side there are those analysts welcoming this stunning decision, and from the other side there are others questioning the intentions of the President and his ever-growing power. Possibly the truth… » read more

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European Union of Athletes

In London Olympics the European Union gathered the highest number of metals in total. Even the US and China together could not pass it. Practically this is just a symbolic achievement, but what if we look further to the deepest feelings of those Europeans who still believe in the dream of a true Federation?

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In the land of Extremistan

The debt crisis in Eurozone is a development that has never been faced in the past nor been predicted as one of the many possible outcomes of a single-currency monetary union. This is the main reason that explains why completely different and divergent propositions are heard in daily basis, and how the general feeling of… » read more

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Amongst other hot topics pertaining the debate over the future of Eurozone, there is one rarely mentioned in the media analyses: Does the current conditions in Eurozone gradually instill a strong generational conflict between older and young people that desire to take up the train of advancement?

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