The government must act very quickly to bolster the health system as aside from SARS-CoV-2 the winter will bring other healthcare challenges as well.
The government took on the challenge of the pandemic with a series of right moves: Choosing trustworthy managers and acting quickly to avoid the worst it protected the health of the citizenry and the stability of the National Health System.
Like most of the international press, the magazine attributes the country’s success to sweeping restrictive measures that began well before those of other European countries.
The government’s economic team and the PM must broaden their circle of interlocutors and marshal forces which are not necessarily political but have experience in effectively dealing with complex situations in times of crisis.
There is a pressing need for certain EU leaders to understand that now is not the time for strict economic discipline. This is an hour when the welfare of human beings must come first.
It would be disastrous to leave the economy to its own devices as many governments in Europe realise though there are glaring and unfortunate exceptions, which have made the situation even more difficult.
The current public health crisis is different in nature than the economic crisis that Greece has already suffered, yet the memory of it is too fresh to repeat the same mistakes.
The burden of taxation is confirmed by the accrued debts to the tax bureau, by the massive sell-off of real estate, by the disclaiming of inheritance, and by the number of people who turn in their license plates.
The facts that Tsipras is threatening to reveal are known as are the many warnings he had received but he ignored them in order to come to power.
The outgoing ECB chief also pointed out that the monetary union was not prepared to face the crisis - which few people foresaw - noting that there is enough experience now to know what stabilises countries.
SYRIZA’s self-proclaimed moral advantage, its promise of a renewal in Greek politics, and its putative social sensitivities were judged and renounced in an explosive manner.
As it turned out it was not the opinion polls that constituted fake news but rather the crude propaganda of SYRIZA and its mouthpieces.
The government should at long last show some recognition towards those parties that backed it in passing the third bailout memorandum in the summer of 2015 so as to keep the country from falling off a cliff.
A resolution of non-performing loans that were issued for borrowers to buy their primary residence was necessary.
The PM has assured us that the new, progressive political tent with SYRIZA at its core will cover the entire political spectrum 'from Social Democracy to the popular right'.
The SYRIZA-Independent Greeks government copied every single one of the populist ills with which post-dictatorship Greek democracy was fraught.
The odd couple in the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks coalition appears to be interested only in its own survival. It is indifferent to the consequences of its actions on the country.