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Refugee crisis demands action

Refugee crisis demands action

By WSN Editorial Board

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The EU needs to cut the rhetorical heel-digging and start earnestly addressing the refugees at their doorstep.

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

Lecture discusses portrayal of Greece

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under News

Event coverage of a lecture exploring how the international and Greek media have portrayed the Greek economic and financial crisis over the last few years.

Vittorio’s Razor: European nations should embrace EU membership and the Euro

Vittorio’s Razor: European nations should embrace EU membership and the Euro

April 17, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The 2008 financial crisis revealed cracks in the economies of many European nations. The countries may not have known of the problems or did not feel urgency to address them prior to the collapse, but circumstances eventually rendered the problems unavoidable. As weaker European economies suffered in 20...

Extreme nationalism threatens E.U.

Extreme nationalism threatens E.U.

February 19, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The Swiss electorate voted on a referendum aimed at limiting the number of foreigners that can live and work inside the country on Feb. 9. Though Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, it does have strong ties to Brussels, and changes there have repercussions throughout Europe. The m...

‘Golden Dawn’ party in Greece a sign of distorted system

‘Golden Dawn’ party in Greece a sign of distorted system

March 21, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Did you hear the one about the Golden Dawn supporters who threw Molotov cocktails into immigrants’ homes, then gunned them down as they tried to escape the flames? Even better, have you heard this easy piece of advice? If you need to get squatters out of your flat, just call Golden Dawn — for...

The European Union does not deserve this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union does not deserve this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

October 29, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Oct. 12, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the Nobel Peace Prize of 2012 was to be awarded to the European Union. The committee’s press release that day stated that the EU “and its forerunners have for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy...