Kostas Karamanlis

May they pitch in

It took 16 years before Greece could allow the establishment of private universities. We could have had them since 2007 when the then conservative premier Kostas Karamanlis proposed a change to Article 16 of the Constitution, but he was not able to secure the consent of PASOK leader George Papandreou.

Slow death or a second chance?

SYRIZA is in intensive care and the prognosis for the leftist opposition is not good. Will it suffer a slow death or will it make a recovery and get a second chance? Is there a cure and, if so, will it work for this particular patient under these particular circumstances?