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“A historic moment!” These were the first words uttered by many at 7 pm on January 25, when the first exit polls were announced on Greek television. SYRIZA was going to be the winner of the 2015 elections.

For the first time in Greek...

The air on that Friday was like no other, a mix of tear gas and adrenaline that filled the raging streets of Cairo. This unique scent was an elixir of life that triggered a sense of mobilization and unity that some had been dreaming of for...

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Way too much has been said and written about the social media use of the January 25 generation.

Hysterical (local and international) news outlets and commentators quickly concluded that the explosion of online...

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