06 / 09 / 2019

A midsummer night’s crisis: how the right lost power in Italy

During the summer, political developments in Italy were swift: The “Captain” ran the ship aground, steering right-wing Lega out of power.

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10 / 07 / 2019

The scenario of simple proportional representation: the Greek Parliament under different conditions of representation

Using simple proportional representation to explore what the composition of the current and previous Parliament would resemble and taking a hypothetical look at the past, in search of the last autonomous prime minister.

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04 / 07 / 2019

The Greek vote and the political circumstances that influenced it – A timeline covering the past four decades

Historical data reveals how the Greek vote has changed since the political transition after the dictatorship, from the first parliamentary elections in 1974 to the most recent national elections in 2015.

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01 / 07 / 2019

The Bed Factory

Our Solomon LAB student Clara Polistena created this video about the rising of Airbnb in Athens, Greece and its effects on the society. Her documentary was part of Ethnofest 2019.

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13 / 06 / 2019

The Exodus of Erdogan’s Persecuted

Following the political unrest in Turkey which generated a wave of persecution against critics of Erdogan's government, thousands of Turkish citizens are now seeking asylum in Greece.

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30 / 05 / 2019

The “best kept secret” of multinational call center employees

Young people from around the world have found a place in the Greek labor market at global customer service call centers. Their daily work routine is a common secret.

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24 / 05 / 2019

First they took (Northern) Italy, now Lega is spreading in Europe

From a xenophobic party in northern Italy, to a xenophobic party that was voted into the Italian Parliament. Steadily, Lega is increasing its power, following a successful strategy where social media has played a decisive role.

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03 / 05 / 2019

May day in the midst of the Greek trade unionism’s cold

While labor in Greece has been hit hard by economic recession, workers' trust in trade unionism has been declined. The problems of Greek Trade Unions are indisputable.

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02 / 05 / 2019

The “Catalan question” in Spain’s elections

It’s a few days after April 28, national elections in Spain, and the process of forming a government has not ended and it seems that it will take months. Catalonia's secessionist trend has its share in shaping political correlations

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17 / 04 / 2019

When Mao censored Antonioni

China by Michelangelo Antonioni was different from what the Maoist regime had hoped to present to the West in the 1970s.

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04 / 04 / 2019

Waiting for “Spring” in Poland

Openly-gay and an atheist, Robert Biedron, former mayor of a small Polish town, seeks to put an end to the conservative Polish “winter” of the last four years, with his new party, "Spring".

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28 / 03 / 2019

What’s left from the European Left?

The left-wing parties in Europe are experiencing internal disputes and seeking new alliances. The shrinking of SYRIZA seems to have created a gap that will not be filled easily.

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