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Greek Elections 2012: The Unfulfilled Green Expectations and The Way Ahead

Greek Elections 2012: The Unfulfilled Green Expectations and The Way Ahead

Author: Kostas Loukeris The Greek elections that took place on May 6, 2012 signaled cataclysmic political changes that mark the end of the two-party political system that ruled Greece from 1974, when Parliamentary democracy was restored, until now. Since May 6th, ‘political time’ in Greece seems extremely compact and for someone to express expectations or project future events in such a fluid environment seems a dangerous exercise. In the most recent elections, the political collapse of the Socialists and the Conservatives, the two major supporters of the memoranda signed with the infamous Troika, paved the way for the rise of Συνέχεια →