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“OPA”: the battle to lose Eurovision 2010

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

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You are in trouble!

Nick Economou relays some good advice to Rudd from Machiavelli

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Greece needs to look east

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

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We need audacious targets

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

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Brothers, troublemakers and tax avoiders

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.

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GFC: Helps us help you

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!

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Early election hangs in the balance

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

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Kanellos a.k.a. Riot Dog

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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Where does the blame lie?

In 1893, Greek prime minister Charilaos Trikoupes, made one of the most dramatic declarations in Greek history: “Unfortunately, we are bankrupt!” What had happened?

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Eurotrashing Greece no suprise!

Harry Toukalas looks at the issues which concern the imbalance between some EU states and Greece as the cause of the crisis not just populist rhetoric about sloth and tax avoidance

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