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democracy revisited

July 3rd 2011
addendum... how could I forget - during our wandering conversation with our Greek family over Despina's wonderful farewell meal last night a heated discussion of the nature of democracy ensued between our bevy of greek hosts relating to the International Monetary Fund and Strauss-Kahn... I fell (uncharacteristically) silent and revelled in the fact that here I was in Athens enjoying a de ... read more
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Greek Flag Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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