Alex Andreou

Alex Andreou is a UK-based actor and theatre director who has also written extensively on politics and economics, especially on the subject of his home country of Greece, for a number of outlets, including the Guardian, the New Statesman, BBC, and many other British and Greek publications. Follow him on Twitter: @sturdyAlex

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Friday, July 03, 2015
How Europe Played Greece
"They have decided to strangle us, whether we say yes or no", said a Greek woman to me yesterday. "The only choice we have is to make it quick or slow. I will vote "oxi" (no). We are economically dead anyway. I might as well have my conscience clear and my pride intact." Her view is not atypical...
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Monday, June 29, 2015
Where is My European Union?
I am a Europhile. Not only that, I am a product of the Union. I have structured my life around the idea of free movement; my identity around the notion that I can be more than one thing: Mykonian, Greek, Londoner, British, European. For the first time in my life, I am beginning to wonder, whether...
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Fighting Cancer Isn't All About Personal Lifestyle But the Environment We Live In
The World Health Organisation published its World Cancer Report on Monday. It is a hefty document of 800 pages which warns of a "tidal wave" of cancer facing the world over the next 20 years. The media reaction to this news on the whole has been sadly, but perhaps predictably, sensationalist.
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