Politis
A Citizen’s Guide to Greece 2015

 
 

 
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World Homeless Day 2014

            Purpose The purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homeless...
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RIP Loukakinos

                            Photo: Thanasis Tsalikis
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Citizenville

  The story of one man’s quest — and a politician’s no less — to modernize the “most modern” of America’s cities… “Citizenville is the story of how ordinary citizens c...
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Do we want our politics to be nimble?

In an article published this past weekend on TechCrunch, Michael Papay and David Timby ask what politics cannot work at the swift pace that contemporary business, aided by developments in information technology, can. In this hi...
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Public service: commitment and payback

By Brian Newby I’m blessed to be in a job that truly feels like it matches against my skills. There are many facets to overseeing elections, from public relations to candidate relations, from high-tech to situations that ...
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Pictures at an exhibition

“Would you vote for me? Exhibition of photographs State Museum of Contemporary Art — Warehouse B1, Port of Thessaloniki June 5-21 The Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service was launched...
 

 
 

Relief fund for victims of flooding in Serbia

A relief fund has been created by the Serbian government for anyone who wishes to support victims of the terrible flooding in Serbia. Thank you for taking note and sharing this information with your friends and acquaintances.
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Environmental activism

The Greek office of the World Wildlife Fund is circulating the following open letter with regard to pending legislation regarding potential private development along Greece’s Aegean seacoast. …/… Αγαπητ...
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What is public television?

Politis attended an interesting three-day event in Thessaloniki on the future of public television, organized by Filios Stangos and friends at TV100, Thessaloniki’s municipal TV station. Two interventions caught our atten...
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Lessons from a shipwreck to a shipwrecked country

  By Maria Patsarika This is not an easy piece to write. The tragic April 2014 ferry accident in South Korea, better deserves a an expression of humble, silent sympathy with the mourning families. Watching the story unrave...
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