Affichage des articles du mai, 2012

Only the Greeks can make Greece a better place

May 6, 2012
By Rebecca Tickle

Here we are in some of the darkest hours in the life of modern Greece. One of the most beautiful countries in Europe, with it's pictoresque coasts and islands, mysterious and secretive mountains, and it's richest historical testimony of man's wisdom and ingeniosity. Like many countries of the world, Greece has also a very painful history, and has reached modernity through the fiercest struggles and sacrifices.

The life of a Nation is made of choices, and Greece today is lucky not to be in a dictatorship, where decisions and sanctions are imposed upon the people in the midst of brutal state repression. Immense frustration though, and the economic sanctions coming from outside, undermining the power of decision of Government, are felt by most Greeks today as gross violation of their soveignty. The time has come for them to decide where do they want to go now ! To the left ? To the right? To the extremes on either sides....... ? Whatever they chose,…