INTERVIEWS

A. Vassilaki: Legal options and routes for refugees

Unless legal options and routes are provided for refugees, the vicious circe will go on   Interview with Ariana Vassilaki (United Nations Higher Commission for Refugees)   Let me start with a question regarding the role of the UNHCR in relation to the situtation in the borders. Although unusual in European…

Ε. Papadopoulou: The Next Hundred Days

What should Syriza’s economic strategy be going forward, given Greece’s position in the eurozone?   Ιnterview of Elena Papadopoulou to Catarina Principe and George Souvlis  re-published from Jacobin   As the bridge agreement with the Eurogroup approaches its expiration date, the conflict between the European “institutions” and the Greek government is getting…

M. Nikolakakis: Τhe "small party" in power

How do Syriza’s origins and Greece’s political economy affect its capacity to govern?   Ιnterview of Michalis Nikolakakis to Catarina Principe and George Souvlis  re-published from Jacobin   This week, in the latest object of controversy in the ongoing battle between Greece’s Syriza government and the country’s European creditors, debt…

Aris Chatzistefanou: Fascism is a stage of capitalism

Interview with Aris Chatzistefanou by Antonis Galanopoulos   The creators of Debtocracy and Catastroika return with a new documentary, Fascism Inc. The documentary Fascism Inc. aspires to be inspired and to inspire the anti-fascist movements across Europe, while continuing one of the largest independent journalism experiments. We discuss with reporter…

Yorgos Avgeropoulos: The essence of the ERT story is Democracy

Τoday, June 11, 2015, ΕRT re-opens. It's a day of joy and justice, not only for the employees of ERT, but for all the people who struggled against the “black”. We re-published an older interview of Yorgos Avgeropoulos about ERT and his documentary film ""The Lost Signal of Democracy". ANALYZEGREECE!…

Τakis Zotos: First time victory for the Anti-fascists

                  Interview with Takis Zotos, lawyer, civil action representative at the Golden Dawn Trial and member of the Anti-Fascist civil action movement   An important event of the last days is the publication of the indictment decree, with which Golden Dawn is…

ÖGMUNDUR JÓNASSON: SOCIAL JUSTICE IS THE KEY FOR A LEFT GOVERNMENT

Interview with Ögmundur Jónasson, the former Health and Interior Minister for the Icelandic left government (2009-2013)     Icelandic politician Ögmundur Jónasson (born 17 July 1948), was the former Health and Interior Minister for the Icelandic left government between 2009-2013. He has been active in various grass-root activities, a prolific…

Europe’s Greek moment and Greece’s European moment

Interview with Antonis Liakos You were just saying that Greece´s moment in Europe is now. Perhaps that sounds self-centred? Indeed, many will think so. They will say: Greece is a small country; it must adapt itself to Europe. On the other hand, how can we explain the European and global…

Jerome Roos: What happens in Greece can transform Europe

Without the creative impulse of the radical imagination, it is impossible to build a truly self-governing society Ιnterview with Jerome  Roos,  the editor of ROAR magazine     Υou lived in Athens, last year, for several months. What was the most surprising or unexpected experience for you? Which are the…

Kajsa Ekis Ekman:The Greek lesson: Do not give up!

A Swedish journalist in Athens in the midst of crisis Interview with Kajsa Ekis Ekman What was the original motivation to focus on Greece and the Greek Crisis? Any capitalist crisis constitutes a moment of ideological battle. The ruling classes, once they spent all the money and left society in…