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  • 16 Aug 2010 (0)

    Greece is living through a revolution, the first real attempt to set the country on course toward a viable future, and it is only natural that this will provoke widespread disrupti

  • 16 Aug 2010 (1)

    The Feast of the Dormition this weekend gives Chris Fotinopoulos cause to recall his grandmother and her friendship with a close neighbour, Shirley.

  • Tony Abbott. John Howard
    16 Aug 2010 (0)

    Embracing John Howard has signalled a return to the 'past' for help by Liberal leader Tony Abbott, according to Nick Economou.

  • Julia Gillard has her work cut out for her
    9 Aug 2010 (0)

    The Prime Minister has to overcome the 'Rudd Factor' and work hard to regain the electorate's trust, says Nick Economou

  • 9 Aug 2010 (0)

    The recent political debate on asylum seekers has Jeana Vithoulkas asking where are the politicians like Paul Keating who have the courage to confront racism?

  • 9 Aug 2010 (0)

    Two weeks on from returning to Australia from two years overseas, Lambros Karavis shares his thoughts on what's changed and what has stayed the same

  • 9 Aug 2010 (0)

    Paid parental leave has emerged as one of the key social policy backgrounds for the upcoming Federal election.

  • 2 Aug 2010 (1)

    Recent violations of Greek continental shelf reignites talks on the Athens-Ankara relations

  • 2 Aug 2010 (1)

    AHC taking significant steps to involve second and third generation Hellenic Australians

  • Julia Gillard
    26 Jul 2010 (0)

    This is a rare winter election the last one, a double dissolution was called by Bob Hawke amidst the brouhaha surrounding the Joh for PM campaign in 1987

  • 19 Jul 2010 (1)

    The focus on the prime minister’s gender, Jeana Vithoulkas argues, is irrelevant in comparison to beliefs and policies.

  • 19 Jul 2010 (1)

    Athens is an interesting place for a young Australian Greek journalist to land in and observe the way the city and its people have changed since his last visit to Greece.

  • 13 Jul 2010 (0)

    Gillard seeks to maintain Labor's blue collar vote by talking tough on assylum while not losing its white collar vote which seeks a more humanitarian policy.

  • Greece's Georgios Samarasis doing his best to revive the Farrah Fawcett
    22 Jun 2010 (0)

    In the best tradition of the worst kind of powerpoint presentations, On The Spit resort to tweets to make its pithy observation on Mundial

  • 14 Jun 2010 (0)

    Greeks have a long history of being great pluralists despite regular calls for a focus on common purpose.

  • 14 Jun 2010 (0)

    Nicholas Mottas argues that the IMF-EU rescue package and the austerity program it requires
    is too onerous for Greek citizens

  • 8 Jun 2010 (0)

    After decades of wrong development, mismanagement, non-transparency, non-implementation of the law, indifference by those in government and by the general public, our other home

  • Giorgos Alkaios & Friends
    8 Jun 2010 (0)

    Each year the Eurovision song contest reaches new levels. New levels of tackiness, embarrassment and complete lack of talent.

  • Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is in trouble
    1 Jun 2010 (0)

    Nick Economou relays some good advice to Rudd from Machiavelli

  • 31 May 2010 (1)

    Greece needs to become again a conduit between east and west and not focus on being European

  • 25 May 2010 (1)

    For Greece to escape its predicament, it is not enough to reduce salaries and pensions, slash spending and reform the social security system and labor market. We will need bold

  • Tolis Voskopoulos and his wife Angela Gerekou
    25 May 2010 (0)

    On The Spit gets very upset when legends who sit on the perch of fame and fortune, who are lauded by Greek baby boomers, fall and knock themselves out.

  • 25 May 2010 (0)

    Fair or not, Greece has been targeted as the cancer to the world's economic woes. Maybe if the media tries hard enough, they can blame Greece for Global Warming too!

  • 17 May 2010 (0)

    As 2009 drew to a close, Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd looked to be right on top of the political game.

  • Kanellos the riot dog
    17 May 2010 (0)

    Over the last month or so On The Spit has been tracking what has been going down in Greece and it would be fair to say that it has been an emotional rollercoaster ride.

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