Maria Margaronis

Maria Margaronis is London correspondent for The Nation

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Monday, January 26, 2015
What Syriza’s Victory Means for Greece—and for Europe
It was an amazing moment. In the Syriza campaign tent in central Athens last night, tall Germans from Die Linke, Italian communists waving their Bandiera Rossa, Podemos activists from Spain, a French couple with a Tricolor, they all clapped and swayed and danced with ecstatic Greeks. Strangers wept...
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Will Snap Elections Bring Greece’s Syriza into Power?
Greece is on the world’s front page again. The headlines bristle with words like “crisis,” “instability” and “fear.” After parliament refused to endorse the ruling New Democracy party’s candidate for president, elections have been called for January 25; the left party, Syriza, has led in the polls...
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Thursday, November 07, 2013
‘The Voice of Greek Radio Falls Silent’
“Even words lose their meanings,” says the disembodied voice. It’s speaking to fill the space before the silence, to be present. “Are these your orders?
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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Killing the Messenger in Greece
“We’re on air, the last little bit of air that’s left for us to breathe. We’re staying here all night, and beyond that, as long as it takes…”
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Why Cyprus Matters: The Eurozone Strikes Again
The kaleidoscope spins again; the shards are rearranged; this time, the fragment at the centre is Cyprus.
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Monday, May 07, 2012
The Day After: Europe Rejects Austerity
So the voters have voted—in Britain, in France, in Greece, in Schleswig-Holstein—and the markets are tumbling.
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