Tsipras: US Protests “a Wake-Up Call from History” against a Future of Social Inequality

ATHENS – The protests in the United States over the death of George Floyd "are a wake-up call from history," SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said in a social media post on Monday.

"It serves as an abrupt reminder to those who believe that the collective future lies in perpetuating social inequalities, racial hate, bigotry and conservatism," the main opposition leader said. The black community in the US, he added, is now "the global representative of the need for progressive and radical changes – for a just society, without discrimination, in which citizens feel secure in their future."

Tsipras underlined that "collective progress is an affair of the many, collective regression is always the choice of the few."


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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


SNF Dialogues: Modern Political Values, Ancient Drama

ATHENS - In today’s environment of omnipresent polarization, when even the most fundamental values of democracy are being called into question, ancient drama retains its power to catalyze reflection and discussion on political culture, SNF says.

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