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The Greek crisis, 173 years earlier

Blessing of 1821 Revolution by Metropolitan Germanos

DEAN KALYMNIOU It is common knowledge that the 1821 revolution secured Greece’s independence. What is generally not known, however, is that the independent state of Greece was set up for financial failure from its very outset. In 1824, a loan of £472,000 pounds was secured on the London Stock Exchange to finance the campaign for independence. This offering was oversubscribed ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: GREEK GODS ARE ANGRY

Bennett editorial cartoon

By Andreas C Chrysafis July, 2015 (No 77) © The election of the Tsipras government has triggered a massive headache for the Eurogroup in fear it may inspire others across the Eurozone. They had to destroy it and dark forces lurking in the shadows put a devious plan into action – debt dependency; a dependency so ugly that would demand ... Read More »