Some of the articles of Antibaro are written or translated in english.

Hopefully, there will be more and more articles in english.

Η αναφορά του ΔΝΤ για το πρόγραμμα διαχείρισης κρίσεων σε ευρωπαϊκές χώρες

(Αντίβαρο σημαίνει, μεταξύ άλλων, να βρίσκουμε μόνοι μας τις πληροφορίες και να διαμορφώνουμε άποψη, αντί να αναμασούμε ότι ακούμε δεξιά κι αριστερά από άλλους, οι οποίοι πολλές φορές κι αυτοί αναμασούν κάτι που άκουσαν από αλλού) THE IMF AND THE CRISES IN GREECE, IRELAND, AND PORTUGAL : AN EVALUATION BY THE INDEPENDENT EVALUATION OFFICE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  A series of crises […]

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Η στρατηγική αξία της Συνθήκης της Σένγκεν [ελληνικά και αγγλικά]

Γράφει ο Νίκος Λυγερός. Η υπογραφή της Συνθήκης Schengen έγινε το 1985 και η υπογραφή της Σύμβασης Schengen έγινε το 1990. Το πιο σημαντικό, όμως, είναι ότι ως νόρμα έχει ενταχθεί στο ευρωπαϊκό κεκτημένο από το 1991 με τη Συνθήκη Amsterdam. Η ιδέα είναι η κατάργηση των εσωτερικών συνόρων μεταξύ κρατών-μελών της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης και η ενίσχυση των εξωτερικών συνόρων. […]

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The Greek tragedy and the Varoufakis effect

Special report: “The 2015 Euro Plus Monitor – More Progress, New Risks” conducted by the think tank Lisbon Council and the investment bank Berenberg. Greece unfortunately fell into the trap in 2015, succumbing to a deep new crisis instead of enjoying the gains from its previous adjustment efforts. This is mentioned by a new report entitled “The 2015 Euro Plus Monitor […]

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An extraordinary story of Genocide and survival

Press Release INTERNATIONAL GENOCIDE SCHOLARS ASSOCIATION OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZES ASSYRIAN, GREEK GENOCIDES Issuing Organization: International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) Date: December 16, 2007 The International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) has voted overwhelmingly to recognize the genocides inflicted on Assyrian and Greek populations of the Ottoman Empire between 1914 and 1923. The resolution passed with the support of over eighty […]

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If Capitalism Can’t, Can Socialism? [Andreas Papandreou, 1987]

Article of Andreas Papandreou, published in New Perspectives Quarterly, Fall 1987. Summary in Greek: Σημείωση: την περασμένη εβδομάδα ανήρτησα ένα άρθρο, το οποίο διαπίστωνε την ανάγκη για παραγωγή. Σαφώς δεν διεκδικώ καμία πρωτοτυπία στην άποψη. Στον διάλογο που ακολούθησε ένας σχολιαστής παρέπεμψε σε ένα άρθρο του Ανδρέα Παπανδρέου από το 1987. Εκπλήσσομαι από το πόσο συμφωνώ σε πάρα πολλά σημεία. Αναπαράγουμε […]

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Euro Crisis Eroding EU Foreign Policy / Dr Angelos Chryssogelos

Αναδημοσιεύουμε το άρθρο του εταίρου του ΙΝΣΠΟΛ, δρ Άγγελου Χρυσόγελου, από το βρεττανικό think tank Chatnam House. Squabbling over the single currency is the biggest threat to a united European response to Russia – and to any coherent EU foreign policy. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a joint press conference at the Kremlin on 8 […]

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The Dirty Dozen: 12 people who ruined Greece

Republished from www.politico.eu History shows that a long line of leaders helped make Greece the economic basket case it is today. By DAMIAN MAC CON ULADH 5/5/15, 6:00 AM CET Updated 5/5/15, 1:23 PM CET As negotiations inch along between the Syriza government and Greece’s international creditors, the blame for the nation’s looming financial collapse would seem to rest entirely on the shoulders of Prime […]

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Arguments over Greek debt echo ancient disputes about Easter [in english and greek]

Giles Fraser writes on Guardian. The eastern Orthodox churches finally split with the Roman Catholic western church in 1054, though the differences had been building up long before and have continued ever since. Among these, the eastern churches retained the Julian calendar – which is why, this year, Orthodox Easter falls on Sunday 12 April, a week later than for […]

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Politics and microeconomics in the Greek crisis

By Aristos Doxiadis. Re-published from his blog, as a slightly expanded version from an original article on New York Times. A slightly edited version of this article was published in the New York Times, on 26th February 2015. Everyone frames the depression in Greece as an issue of macroeconomics: fiscal policy was tightened too quickly; government debt is too high; […]

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Hudson Institute report “Energy: The West’s Strategic Opportunity in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Μετά από σχετική έγκριση μέσω του κ. Αριστείδη Καρατζά από το Hudson Institute, δημοσιεύουμε μία μελέτη τους για την Ενέργεια και τη Στρατηγική Δυνατότητα της Δύσης στην Ανατολική Μεσόγειο. Παραθέτουμε το εισαγωγικό σημείωμα του κ. Καρατζά και επισυνάπτουμε ολόκληρη τη μελέτη σε μορφή pdf για τους αναγνώστες του Αντίβαρου. ============ Αγαπητοί φίλοι, Α. Μόλις εκδόθηκε από την ομάδα των συνεργατών […]

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Letter to the Guardian: Parthenon Sculptures on loan from the British Museum to Russia

The Editor, the Guardian Dear Sir, I am writing on today’s news that parts of Parthenon Sculptures are to be given as a loan from the British Museum to a Museum in Russia A few facts, starting with the basics. The British Museum, all British governments, British media (and as a result British public) use the term “Elgin Marbles”. Well: […]

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Mazower: Το έθνος-κράτος παίρνει τώρα τη ρεβάνς

Αναδημοσίευση του άρθρου του Βρετανού Ιστορικού Μαρκ Μαζάουερ από τους Financial Times. Τη μετάφραση στα ελληνικά τη βρήκαμε εδώ (http://www.euro2day.gr/ftcom_gr/article-ft-gr/1278551/mazower-to-ethnos-kratos-pairnei-tora-th-revans.html) Παρά τα οράματα της Αριστεράς και της φιλελεύθερης Δεξιάς, η παγκοσμιοποίηση δεν πέτυχε ποτέ: Αποδείχθηκε η εποχή αστάθειας που κατέληξε στην κρίση και την απομυθοποίηση της απελευθέρωσης. Το εθνικό κράτος έχει επιστρέψει και γίνεται όπλο του απολυταρχισμού. Το εθνικό κράτος […]

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Ομιλία του καθηγητή Richard Hunter, προέδρου του Συμβουλίου Διοίκησης του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης

Speech delivered by Prof Richard Hunter, President of the Council of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, to the Paediatrics Conference in Thessaloniki, 28 September 2013   It is a very great pleasure to have an opportunity to take part in your gathering today, although I do so with some trepidation, as I cannot claim any medical knowledge whatsoever, let alone […]

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Putin’s Geopolitical Chess Game with Washington in Syria and Eurasia

By F. William Engdahl Global Research, July 23, 2012 23 July 2012 Region: Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Russia and FSU Theme: US NATO War Agenda In-depth Report: SYRIA: NATO’S NEXT WAR? Since reassuming his post as Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin has lost no minute in addressing the most urgent geopolitical threats to Russia internationally. Not surprisingly, at the […]

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Why the Gezi Park Protests Do Not Herald a Turkish Spring (Yet)

Protester sports image of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan styled as a vampire (Source: http://occupygezipics.tumblr.com) From the start, the Turkish government’s plans to develop Gezi Park near Istanbul’s central Taksim Square raised a number of concerns. Like all Prime Minister Erdogan’s recent gentrification projects, development plans for Gezi Park were meant to enrich companies tied to the ruling AKP […]

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The Easter Festival in Greece (by Hans Christian Andersen’s travel memoirs)

An excerpt from Hans Christian Andersen’s travel memoirs “A Poet’s Bazaar: A Journey to Greece, Turkey and Up the Danube“, around Easter festives in Greece in 19th century ” The Easter Festival in Greece. The Easter of the Catholics in Italy, and particularly in Rome, is grand, fascinating ; it is an elevating sight to see that immense mass of […]

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Greece’s Unsettled WWII German Reparations: A Stain in the International Legal System

Ilias Sourdis Greek expatriate   Frustrated with the persistent refusal of Germany to settle the decades long pending WWII German reparation obligations, ordinary Greek citizens have organized a petition and are collecting signatures to demand the long delayed settlement. The ongoing petition at www.greece.org/blogs/wwii/ is receiving support and solidarity from people around the world (over 188,000 signatures by now), which […]

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Margaret Thatcher: Economic legacy of an Iron Lady

Baroness Thatcher 1925-2013 MPs and peers’ tributes Obituary How will history remember Thatcher? What is Thatcherism? There really was no modern British Prime Minister who presided over a greater transformation of the nation’s economy than Baroness Margaret Thatcher. When she left office, nearly every aspect of British economic life had changed fundamentally. People will debate for a long time what […]

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Υπογραφές για τη διάσωση Βυζαντινών μνημείων στο σταθμό του Μετρό στην Οδό Βενιζέλου

Ο Σύλλογος Ελλήνων Αρχαιολόγων κάνει διεθνή έκκληση για τη ΔΙΑΣΩΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΝΥΠΑΡΞΗ ΤΩΝ ΜΟΝΑΔΙΚΩΝ ΜΝΗΜΕΙΩΝ 4ου-9ου αιώνα με το ΣΤΑΘΜΟ ΜΕΤΡΟ στη ΒΕΝΙΖΕΛΟΥ, το διαχρονικό ιστορικό & εμπορικό κέντρο της ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ. ΠΑΡΑΚΑΛΟΥΜΕ ΥΠΟΓΡΑΨΤΕ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΑ & ΔΙΑΔΩΣΤΕ το ΣΥΝΔΕΣΜΟ της ΕΚΚΛΗΣΗΣ (petition) ) ΜΕΣΩ ΤΩΝ ΕΠΑΦΩΝ ΣΑΣ σε E-mail και άλλα κοινωνικά δίκτυα.   Appeal to preserve important antiquities in the […]

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How much truth can a children’s poem contain?

Recent newspaper reports find parents disputing the 7:30 AM hour for high school students arrival to school as being deleterious for them because they lose too much sleep. They also point out that their kids social, sports and play life is effected by this early rising. My first thought was “well isn’t that just too bad!” My second thought was […]

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The problem of Evil, from Augustine to contemporary Genetics

Fr. Nikolaos Loudovikos (*) Professor of the Higher Ecclesiastic School of Thessaloniki and the Orthodox Institute of Cambridge [ The article in Greek ]   Ι    Even before World War II was over, the important English author C.S. Lewis had published in 1944 his novel “Perelandra”, in his desire to re-narrate the story of the Garden of Eden. Perelandra is […]

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Russia and the EU: The Inevitable Rapprochement

RUSSIA AND THE EU: THE INEVITABLE RAPPROCHEMENT  Sir Basil Markesinis QC FBA  [The same paper in Greek] Nicosia, November 2012   Copyright © Center for European and International Affairs, University of Nicosia; Sir Basil Markesinis, QC. FBA   Press: Center for European and International Affairs, University of Nicosia   Policy Paper Series Advisory Board: Attalides Michalis Emilianides Achilles Ioannou Christina […]

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Eπιστολή προς ξένους ευρωβουλευτές και ΜΜΕ: Οι "τεμπεληδες" και "άχρηστοι" Ελληνες δεν είναι αποκλειστικά υπεύθυνοι

Η ΠΑΡΑΚΑΤΩ ΕΠΙΣΤΟΛΗ ΣΤΑΛΘΗΚΕ ΣΤΟΥΣ ΕΥΡΩΒΟΥΛΕΥΤΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΕ ΞΕΝΑ ΜΕΣΑ ΜΑΖΙΚΗΣ ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΣΗΣ. ΜΕΤΑ ΤΟ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ ΚΕΙΜΕΝΟ ΑΚΟΛΟΥΘΕΙ ΤΟ ΚΕΙΜΕΝΟ ΣΤΑ ΑΓΓΛΙΚΑ     Αξιότιμες κυρίες και κύριοι   Σας απευθύνω την επιστολή αυτή ως ένας από τους πολλούς Έλληνες που όλος ο κόσμος αποκαλεί «τεμπέληδες» και «άχρηστους». Ίσως να μην είναι ξεκάθαρη η εικόνα που έχετε για την Ελλάδα και […]

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From the Old “Holy Roman Empire” to its Anabiosis with the Treaty of Rome

by Ioannis N. Kallianiotis, Ph.D.  Economics/Finance Department The Arthur J. Kania School of Management University of Scranton   November 2011 From the Old “Holy Roman Empire” to its Anabiosis with the Treaty of Rome                     ABSTRACT*   This article presents the recent economic history of Europe and the motives for signing the Treaty of Rome and some of […]

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Βίντεο απάντηση στην εκπομπή του Channel 4 "Go Greek for a Week"

Δείτε ένα βίντεο που έφτιαξε το Αντίβαρο “Go Greek for A Week”, Channel 4 Response #1 by antibaro.gr Well… not only for a week What about for 90 years? This video is an extract from: “Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey”, ITV1 October 2011 http://www.antibaro.gr/subject/595 An interesting article by a Dutch journalist – http://www.antibaro.gr/node/3475 (1350) αναγνώσεις

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OFCOM issues with Channel4 broadcasting ("Go Greek for a Week")

Dear Ms Dawson,   As whoever has been informed of your reality show against Greeks, I am utterly appaled by the expression of hate, racism and practices of racial incitement of the masses in which case whoever is watching that racistic show (Go Greek for a week).   We are negatively surprised about how Broadcasting Regulations are not applicable to […]

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A response to anti-Greek stereotypes in western media (e.g. "Go Greek for a Week", Channel4, UK)

We have lost all our credibility, as Greeks. Fair enough. But we could still use a Dutch journalist and his account of the Greek economy published in June 2011, as a response to the ridiculous British TV programme “Go Greek for a Week”. Read below: The anti-Greece campaign of the international media by Jérôme E. Roos on June 21, 2011 […]

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