Stories about Greece
11 July 2015
Greece is more dependent on its cash economy than almost anywhere in Europe. So the bank shutdown there is already negatively impacting thousands of small businesses and their customers.
7 July 2015
The 1.9 million euros donated to Greek Bailout Fund on Indiagogo will be refunded because it didn't reach its target. But the campaign's creator isn't done trying to help Greeks.
4 July 2015
2 July 2015
Following a surprise midnight announcement last week, Greece and all Europe brace for a referendum that will have profound repercussions for the future of the Eurozone.
30 June 2015
"European ministers flexing their muscles and posturing over whether they can help the Greek people of not. Why don't we the people just sort it instead?"
29 June 2015
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."
15 June 2015
8 June 2015
The Freedom Flotilla III will join an increasingly long list of boats that have attempted to break the Israeli siege of Gaza. Will it succeed this time?
Water privatization in Portugal has been shrouded in controversy. Economic interests put pressure on the government, which has no money, to privatize. But water is an essential resource for life.
15 February 2015
The debt crisis hit Greece hard, and the country has limped along under unpopular austerity measures. For many Greeks, Syriza's electoral win has given them a reason to hope again.
3 February 2015
Will a bold new prime minister bring change to Greece's previously stagnant political waters? Greek netizens are abuzz with what looks like the eve of a new era.
8 September 2014
"Generation E" is calling for stories of young Europeans who are crossing the imaginary boundaries of the Old Continent to reinvent day-to-day life in another country.
9 April 2014
7 April 2014
Prisoners have used Twitter to publicize the conditions at the prison, so horrible that a prosecutor once refused to enter and inspect the hospital ward because she “has family”.
21 March 2014
Are you brimming with ideas to help your community tell their story through citizen media? On GV Face the Rising Voices team discusses best practices for winning their microgrant competition.
20 January 2014
14 January 2014
#aggeliesergasias (jobadverts) was created by user @dimitrischrid in the beginning of October to help social media users share information about job opportunities in Greece and abroad.
19 December 2013
Pablo de Soto's research project discusses the control governments have over societies' shared goods, and establishes a connection between the commons and production as collectively owned resources.