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BREXIT: A FLAWED REFERENDUM in a FLAWED DEMOCRACY

Andreas C Chrysafis Under the terms of a nation-wide referendum the British people on June 23 voted to leave the EU. The results have been devastating to say the least; results that nobody expected! It took the entire world by surprise but especially the complacent EU bureaucracy. The Commission recognized that a domino effect might follow, shattering their empire and ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: ERDOGANISTAN v SECULAR TURKEY

Andreas C Chrysafis There are alarming developments that Turkey may become the next unstable country in the region with messy consequences. Primarily, there are two reasons for that: the twenty five million persecuted ethnic and stateless Kurdish people that seek autonomy; and the Erdogan regime transforming the country into a theocratic state. In fact, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on the ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: Cyprus Elections – 2016

Andreas C Chrysafis What do I think of the upcoming May 22 elections? Not much! We see braying men and women as well as braying donkeys; senseless loud talking is none other than braying and we hear plenty of that, but no substance; politics have been reduced down to vocal slugging matches without dignity! The electorate are none the wiser ... Read More »

REVOLUTION OF THE MIND SERIES: TURKISH MILITARY BASES IN CYPRUS

Andreas C Chrysafis Outside the entrance of the Military Academy in Ankara a plaque displays for everyone to see the following wording: “Turklrin en Buyuk dusman Rus bir Yunan iki,” which translates to, “The greatest enemy of the Turkish nation is a Russian first and then a Greek”. The same hawkish mentality also applies in the Turkish occupied area of ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: AKAMAS IS DOOMED

Well…let me tell you something! I have come to the conclusion that Cyprus deserves what it has coming to it! It’s biggest enemy are its own citizens who hardly give a damn what happens to it because they fail to stand up and protect their rights and neither this beautiful island of ours. The government has plans to allow a ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: WHITE/BLANK PROTEST VOTE

Andreas C Chrysafis The battle for the May 2016 parliamentary elections in Cyprus is in full swing and sabres crisscrossing between rival groups are rattling like never before. On the other hand people are in a sombre mood with electoral fatigue, apathy and a feeling of betrayal by the political establishment implicated in financial scandals, institutional corruption and banking fraud ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: REVOKED – The RIGHT to VOTE

The Right to Vote constitutes the backbone of democracy for it is the people that are meant to govern; so the myth goes! In the real world however, voting has become the ticket to power that only a select few can enjoy. Citizens on the other hand are misled to believe that the chosen “elected few” are esteemed pillars in ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: EU – Turkish Bazaar

Andreas C Chrysafis Recently, the IMF EU -Troika team visited the occupied area of Cyprus to study and ascertain the costs of the illegal airport in preparation for the enormous loans Cyprus would require to meet the “reunification” costs of the island. Turkey indicated that she may consider contributing a portion of the cost but only if a settlement suits ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: BREXIT – The Great UK Dilemma

Andreas C Chrysafis   When democracy functions well in a civilized society… and where the people respect the rights and opinion of others, it can never go wrong! This refers to the mature British democracy where the government has offered British citizens the right to a historic Referendum on 23 of June. On that day, the people will decide what’s ... Read More »