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REFLECTIONS ON THE AFTERMATH OF THE CELEBRATIONS FOR THE 200th ANNIVERSARY OF 1821

The anniversary year 2021 and the celebratory events organised during it are now over. In the difficult times of the coronavirus pandemic, the planning of events was mοderated and the final celebrations were reduced. Nonetheless, a revival of historical memory

DEVELOPMENT AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF BENEFITS

Government officials have announced some very good news: increased growth rates for the Greek economy during the year 2021 and the following years, something which is also being confirmed by statistics. There is more good news about the estimates for

GREECE: 200 YEARS OF DEEP DIVISIONS DUE TO SMALL AND OFTEN UNCLEAR CAUSES

Εvery time timeliness required it, we presented in the articles of our newspaper “MANIOT SOLIDARITY”, the divisions that were manifested during the 200 years of life of the modern Greek state. Many of these divisions were explosive and lasted decades.

AT THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1821 GREEK UPRISING, HOMOGENISATION OF PERCEPTIONS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT MESSAGE

It seems that anniversary celebrations of the national uprising of 1821 in our country have always been unlucky. There was one exception: the 50th anniversary, which was celebrated during the fourth inaugural term of the Maniot prime minister Alexandros Koumoundouros,

THE HOMOGENISATION OF SOCIETIES IS DIFFICULT, ΒUT THERE IS HOPE

If we examine the evolution of different societies, we can see how difficult the path towards homogenisation is. Social homogenisation is defined as the assimilation of many specific characteristics of individuals and societal groups and their harmonious fusion into a

REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY AND ITS WEAKNESSES

Over the past two centuries, representative democracy, which started on the European continent, has gradually prevailed as the preferred form of governance in most countries. Universal voting is the best form of democratic expression. Over time, however, during the implementation

HERD IMMUNITY AND THE NEED FOR SOLIDARITY BETWEEN MEMBERS OF DIFFERENT SOCIETAL GROUPS The long duration of the corona virus pandemic, in addition to the pain and sadness that it has brought upon us, has caused the surge of various

REFLECTIONS IN THE AGE OF GLOBALISATION – GOOD AND BAD EFFECTS

Globalisation or internationalisation is the expansion of all those parameters (economy, communication, etc.), which until a few decades ago were exercised restrictively within states. The parameters that tend to be projected beyond the borders of each state following globalisation include

UNITED MANI: REALISTIC OBJECTIVE OR UTOPIAN DREAM?

                It is historically established that in difficult times, when the independence of our region was threatened by external enemies, Maniots always joined forces in a united front to repel them. It is also historically proven that, despite cross-breeding with

200 YEARS SINCE 1821: THE CURRENT DIFFICULTIES LEAD TO RENEWED CALLS FOR UNITY

                    It is customary that the centennial or bicentennial anniversary of an important event be celebrated by organising commemorative ceremonies. These celebrations, in addition to reviving historical memory, also call for comparisons between then and now, and for a critical

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