Greece’s recent election is seen by many as a tipping point for Europe. The results are indicative of many trends emerging across Europe, including disappointment in economic recovery and frustration with corrupts leaders and institutions. Given this context, what do you think the Greek elections mean for the future of Europe, the EU, and democracy? Share your thoughts this month on the GEN.
Below are some Carnegie Council resources that discuss the situation in Greece and the state of democracy at large. Listen to their thoughts and then tell us what you think!
Yannis Palaiologos USGE event: “Extreme Political Parties in Greece: Economic and Cultural Factors” - http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/studio/multimedia/20150115/index.html
Anna Visvizi’s Carnegie Ethics Online article titled “The Crisis in Greece, Democracy, and the EU” - http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/publications/ethics_online/0076.html
Devin Stewart’s Foreign Policy article titled “The Participation Gap” - http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/publications/articles_papers_reports...