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METRO EVENT | The ‘New Greek Tragedy’ is focus of panel in Austin

Event: “A New Greek Tragedy? Inequality, Human Rights and Democracy” What: Panel discussion Date: Monday, September 28, 2015 Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Where: Sheffield Room (TNH 2.111), University of Texas School of Law Address: 727 E Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX … Continue reading

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Jonah Raskin : A Specter is Haunting Europe

Is the old Europe history? A cafe in Brussels.Crisis in Greece a sign of the times?A specter is haunting Europe By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / May 8, 2010 BRUSSELS — The Europe of old is on its … Continue reading

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Greek Riots Expand; Address Corrupt Political System

Thousands march at funeral of Greek youth Alexandros Grigoropoulos; demand end to culture of corruption. There’s more to the Greek uprising then the alleged murder of an anarchist youth. Photo by Reuters / AP. ‘A switch has been flicked and … Continue reading

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Athens Shooting Fuels Anarchist Riots

A vitrine at Athens main commercial district is smashed by Greek youth following a deadly police shooting of a teenager last night, in central Athens, Dec. 7, 2008. Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP / Getty Images. A firefighter tries … Continue reading

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Tom Hayden : Empire Through the Athens-Sparta Prism

Spartan Warriors by Howard Johnson.Obama-McCain Dilemma: Warriors or Statesman?By Tom Hayden ATHENS — As Barack Obama swept Europe politically this week, my vantage point was the ancient Agora of Athens, where I could muse whether the young conquerer might become … Continue reading

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