Dimitris Rapidis

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The unusual German Elections

The electoral debate in Germany is overly developed around the Greek issue and the fate of Greece inside or outside Eurozone, the consolidation program, the possible haircut or the additional aid program and a new Memorandum of Agreement with the troika. I am really surprised by the fact that German candidates are so into the… » read more

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May and June 2012: Double-round parliamentary elections in Greece, and the far-right party of Golden Dawn receives 7% in nation-wide level. Almost one year later and according to latest polls, Golden Dawn is the only party that achieves to rise its percentage, reaching 12% and turn to be the third political power in Greece. But… » read more

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Immigration flows in the European continent are increasing with incessant rythms. Thousands of people are crossing the seas from Africa and Minor Asia to find their way in the so-called prosperous societies and achieve to ameliorate their lives. The problem is that it has been years now that immigrants cannot finally meet their needs, find… » read more

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BBC network hosted yesterday an interview with Golden Dawn deputy Ilias Panagiotaros. The deputy talked about the goals and ideas of his party, the conditions in the Greek society, and the way his colleagues endeavor to combat against the crisis. Just to remind you, Golden Dawn is the racist, neo-nazi party that entered the Greek… » read more

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Mocking Islam: Why doing so?

The anti-Islam video being allegedly shot in the US and called “The Innocence of Muslims” stirred up a turmoil in the Muslim world a week ago. Now the French weekly Charlie Hebdo came to offer one more blast by publishing a series of cartoons ironically depicting Prophet Muhammad. Meanwhile the French Presidency came quickly to… » read more

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