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A new report on Sky news this morning got me thinking, how do you decide which charity to support? The news report dealt with the unwanted children of Greece. 425 more words


Faith and the Greek Financial Crisis

As a minister who is also a finance person, I’ve been following and reflecting on the Greek financial crisis. I believe it’s important to follow world events. 289 more words


There is no Greece

A Greek colleague of mine told me I have no right to have an opinion on Greece unless I lived there. I think its nonsense. I haven’t lived in countless other places and I still have an opinion on them. 910 more words


Why it is so hard to understand Europe - and its Crisis

The concept of ´Europe´ first dawned on me when I was in the collecting age, that is, about seven or eight. Among the many things I collected were stamps, and among these I was especially interested in this subcollection carrying the letters EGKS – which in Dutch stands for European Community of Coal and Steel. 915 more words

The Political Universe

Europe's Existential Crisis in Greece

Short of sending the gunboats, it’s difficult to imagine anything more Greece’s creditors could’ve done to intimidate voters into accepting the austerity ultimatum presented to their government. 916 more words

European Crisis

The pro-rupture article of uncompromising Minister Lafazanis

So, it’s been a long time since I have run any update on the blog. I return with the pro-rupture, uncompromising OP-ED article published today in Greek CRASH magazine by Panagiotis Lafazanis, the Greek Minister of Reconstruction of Production, Environment & Energy. 1,457 more words


European Central Bank causes Frankfurt riots.

A few weeks ago there were protest in Frankfurt that escalated into riots. These so-called protests fell under ‘Blockupy’. I was shocked at first because Germany is a neighbouring country and these riots suddenly hit close to home. 659 more words

Economic Crisis