The LSE Hellenic Observatory Discussion Paper Series has released a document titled What Greek political elites think about Europe and the crisis? An exploratory analysis by Yannis Tsirbas and Dimitris Sotiropoulos, which analyzes the views of 74 Gre…

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The question is important for every country offering university education in this field, especially at a time when demand in humanities majors is in decline. In 2013, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences produced a 61-page report,  The He…

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After marathon negotiations last weekend, within the eurozone, on a new deal over Greece, a discussion has sparked in world media on the future of the monetary union. It seems that, as Stefan Wagstyl and Anne-Sylvaine Chassany write in the Financial…

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In an opinion article published in Politico, European parliamentary group leader for the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and former prime minister of Belgium, Guy Verhofstadt, writes that the Greek "conundrum" is a shared responsibility…

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  • Austerity has failed
In an open letter published in The Nation, five leading economists - Thomas Piketty, Jeffrey D. Sachs, Heiner Flassbeck, Dani Rodrik and Simon Wren-Lewis, warn German Chancellor Angela Merkel that “History will remember you for yo…

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Arguing that no side bears sole blame for the current mess, The Guardian in its editorial of June 30, underlines that the idea of a common European currency was built on a logical flaw, i.e., a monetary union without fiscal and political union. Makin…

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Discussing Greek debt in his article “A Europe of Domination or of Solidarity?”, UK Labour MP and candidate for the 2015 Labour Party leadership election Jeremy Corbyn underlines that “The only sensible way forward is to cancel the Greek debt (or at…

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Under the title Europe’s Moment of Truth, in his New York Times column, Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman argued that it has been an act of monstrous folly on the part of the creditor governments and institutions to push the Greek government…

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At a time when political parties and movements in Europe and around the world have increasingly been branded populist, the definition and understanding of Populism as a political phenomenon is dynamically back on the political science agenda. 
Th…

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In an article titled End "Extend and Pretend" With Greece, published by Project Syndicate on June 15, economists Lucrezia Reichlin, Elias Papaioannou and Richard Portes discuss the negotiations between Greece and its partners, arguing that the policy…

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