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2019 Athens Democracy Forum to Take Place in Athens in October

This year's Athens Democracy Forum will be held between October 9 to 11, 2019 in the Greek capital. The Forum's organizers state that it will...

Twenty Parties and Coalitions Will Participate in July 7 National Elections

The Areopagus, the Supreme Court of the nation of Greece, announced on Wednesday the parties and coalitions which have been granted permission to participate in...

Free Scooter Rides Offered in Greece During EU Elections To Boost Participation

US-based company Lime, which operates motorized scooters, announced on Monday that it will provide up to 15 hours' worth of urban rides free of...

State of Greek Democracy Worst in the EU, Says New Study

Greece currently ranks at the very bottom of all Western European nations for the health of its democracy, according to a survey from the U.K.'s...

Greek Opposition Leader Warns Rule of Law “Under Threat”

Leader of the New Democracy (ND) Party Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned on Thursday that the separation of powers, and even democracy in Greece, are being undermined...

Blank/White Vote in a Democracy

In a true democracy, a legitimate protest vote belongs to the people and not to political parties or to bad political systems for manipulation....

Cyprus Presidential Elections 2018

The election campaign for the Cyprus presidency continues complete with bitter accusations and counter-accusations of the worst kind – the knives are out! Personally,...

Tsipras on Democracy: “A Tool to Enforce the Will of Many”

A tweet on Saturday by PM Alexis Tsipras on the meaning of democracy has caused an uproar in Greece. Attempting to define what democracy is,...

Protest Votes are Sentinels of Democracy

Athenian democracy where theoretically the majority governs all equals and unequal alike, has been flawed from the very beginning. It has encouraged corruption and...

U.S. President Barack Obama Praises Greece and Democracy From Acropolis Hill [video]

A video of U.S. President Barack Obama praising the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of Western Civilization on the Acropolis Hill in Athens...

U.S. President Obama Praises Greece as Birthplace of Democracy [video]

U.S. President Barack Obama praised Greece as the place where the flame of democracy was ignited 2,500 years ago, in his speech at the...

The Decline of Hellenism

It is puzzling and often wondered why the Hellenic nation failed to propel forward like other nations? Why did they simply choose to exist...

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