Ancient Greece had its own debate around journalistic integrity and what we now are calling post truth politics
Greece articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Greece. According to Freedom House, Greece is an electoral democracy and has "fair electoral laws, equal campaigning opportunities, and a system of compulsory voting that is weakly enforced". Also see our articles on Europe.
The only true good is democracy itself, our right to speak out in the political elections because that’s one of the few occasions in our lives when those in power must turn their focus towards the people
Politicians in the Ukrainian Parliament have elected a new pro-EU Prime Minister after months of political turmoil emanating from the two year old civil war which has split apart the country
Greece has been struggling financially, since it was hit particularly hard by the global economic crisis which began in 2008 but did not reach Greece until 2009. The country has been hit with an unusually high unemployment rate
We are in an age of unparalleled relocation of people, mostly fleeing their country because of intolerable internal political/religious conflicts. In the Middle East, refugees risk death escaping the constant threat of destruction
A look at a few nations that personify the increasingly troubled European democracy project
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei visits Greece and marches with activists to focus world’s attention
It is important for these two key countries to come to an agreement with the EU that would keep the EU together as a whole amidst all the turmoil that the organization has already undergone since the world wars tore the continent apart.
As the EU continues to struggle with numerous crisis that have developed over the past couple of months, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloen announced that some countries could be given leeway over their budgets for the near future to help deal with the influx with migrants.
As the continent struggles to deal with the migration crisis, the Greek debt crisis is still a major issue affecting the EU as lenders start to press reform