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About d. [cells/ideas]

Born in Athens, Greece, Dimitris Eleas – Δημήτρης Ελέας is a writer, (independent researcher) and (political activist). - - - At the moment, Book in focus, work in progress (novel) The Black Birds of Warsaw.

Culture and the Death of God

By Terry Eagleton Two or three centuries ago, most of the common people of Europe believed in God, while a small bunch of intellectuals were convinced this was a delusion. For some of these scholars, however, it was a delusion … Continue reading

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In conversation with El Pais (Claudi Pérez), the complete (long) transcript

Claudi Pérez, of El Pais, inteviewed me in our Athens apartment last week. Here is the article that emerged recently in El Pais. The complete, unedited, transcript (in English) follows: Why do all the interviews of you I have read begin … Continue reading

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Του ποιητή Ντίνου Σιώτη (Καθημερινή της Κυριακής, 13.4.2014) ​Η​ ανατριχίλα τού να κλέβεις. Η χαρά τού να οικειοποιείσαι κάτι που δεν είναι δικό σου, κάτι που ανήκει σε κάποιον άλλον. Η γλύκα της αμαρτίας. Η μεγαλομανία αναγνώρισης για κάτι που … Continue reading

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Man Booker Prize announces 2015 longlist

29 July 2015 The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced today, Wednesday 29 July 2015. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges chaired by Michael Wood, … Continue reading

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Jürgen Habermas : «Merkel ‘gambling away’ Germany’s reputation over Greece» #ThisIsACoup

Exclusive: Intellectual figurehead of European integration says efforts of previous generations put at risk by Angela Merkel’s hardline stance on Greece Jürgen Habermas, one of the intellectual figureheads of European integration, has launched a withering attack on the German chancellor, … Continue reading

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Weimar on the Aegean

By Paul Krugman* Try to talk about the policies we need in a depressed world economy, and someone is sure to counter with the specter of Weimar Germany, supposedly an object lesson in the dangers of budget deficits and monetary … Continue reading

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Οpinion: Poverty! Poverty! Poverty!

“Article and country feedback”, written exclusively for the newspaper The Guardian and its editor Alan Rusbridger: Greece after five years in recession – Accelerated poverty in Greece Greece was once upon a time, the cornerstone of western civilization and the … Continue reading

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