26 / 06 / 2020

The thorn in our side: racially-motivated violence in Greece

Attacks on refugees, attacks on the LGBTQI community, police officers as aggressors. This year, the findings of an annual report by the Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) are, once again, concerning.

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31 / 03 / 2020

Vacant houses and millions of homeless at risk

With the spread of COVID-19, citizens around the world are being asked to stay home and follow strict hygiene rules. But what about people who don't have a home?

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18 / 11 / 2019

What’s the cost of finding a job?

Hundreds of small "OAEDs" across the country (most operating illegally) are replacing the Greek state's deficient job-placement services and exploiting immigrants (and others) in their need to find work.

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11 / 11 / 2019


Can you hate someone you don't even know? Sociologists and media researchers whose work focuses on Poland, have been surprised in recent years to find that the country has one of the highest rates of Islamophobia in Europe.

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17 / 10 / 2019

How Berlin fights against rising rents and Airbnb economy

Berlin is attempting to regulate the real estate market with an aim to decrease rents - causing mixed reactions. Is Berlin the ‘Caracas of Europe’ or a pioneer in establishing the right to housing?

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16 / 10 / 2019

The curse of the “rich” countries

The term resource curse refers to that situation in which countries with an abundance of natural resources, such as fossil fuels and certain minerals, appear to have lower economic growth, less democracy and lower index scores on peacefulness.

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10 / 10 / 2019

The most expensive and cheapest countries to live in

The cost of living in Greece remains relatively high compared to the income of the population. According to the European Job Mobility Portal, Greece is ranked 31st in the world’s general price levels.

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18 / 09 / 2019

An interactive map for filming locations in Greece

On this map each point corresponds to a shooting of Greek or international film and television production as recorded on IMDB, the world’s most popular online database of information related to films and television programs productions.

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17 / 09 / 2019

Reproductive rights in the Balkans: abortion as a right and option

Theoretically, abortion is legal in the Balkans. In reality, women who decide to terminate a pregnancy face various obstacles, from social stigma to legal restrictions.

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