Macropolis

Greece’s record year for tourism and concerns about sustainability

Last year was a record year for Greek tourism, with the latest statistics showing a remarkable comeback for the sector from the years of lockdowns during the pandemic.

While these trends are welcome, there are also some worrying signs, as 2023 saw an increasing use of the term "over tourism".

Under pressure? Mitsotakis faces farmer protests, student demonstrations, and the polls

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his cabinet have been under pressure these past days, as farmers and students across the country have taken to the streets in protest. This comes as Mitsotakis also prepares to pass a key marriage equality bill this month, and as the latest polls show a slight drop in support for New Democracy and the government.

Greece’s energy landscape and the consequences of Russia’s war in Ukraine

Georgia Nakou, a features editor at MacroPolis, a specialist website focused on political and economic analysis of Greek affairs, joins Thanos Davelis to look at how Greece's energy policy has been affected by Putin's invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent EU sanctions on Russia.

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