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About Augustine Zenakos

Augustine Zenakos is an independent journalist based in Athens. Formerly, he was chief editor of Unfollow magazine. In the past, he was a feature writer and columnist for To Vima newspaper, co-publisher of a. the athens contemporary art review, and co-director of the Athens Biennale.He tweets @auzenakos

Articles by Augustine Zenakos

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The killing of Zak: the astonishing violence and impunity of Greek police

Police were seen hitting him with a baton, kicking him, stepping on him, and finally handcuffing him – while he appeared motionless. He was pronounced dead on arrival.

Flesh of my flesh: democracy and totalitarianism

Every year, on the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, should Liberal Democracy be left out of the discussion?

Greece & Macedonia: negotiating history doesn’t make it true

Geopolitical expediency has forced a people to bargain with the only name history has left them. Reflect on this, before again dismissing them as mere instruments of NATO policy. 

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