Takis S. Pappas is a Visiting Professor at the Central European University, and has recently authored Populism and Crisis Politics in Greece (Palgrave 2014) and co-authored European Populism in the Shadow of the Great Recession (ECPR Press 2015).
Greece’s failed state and Europe’s response
Far more dangerous than the present financial crisis threatening the euro, Greece looks like a failed EU state,...
Facing the Greek crisis: it’s the politics, stupid
As 200,000 people, led by a movement across Greece calling itself ‘The Outraged’, surround the parliament in Athens...
Greece’s other imminent crisis
Could politics in Greece prove even more dangerous than its economics?
Why democracy in the Arab world is no foregone conclusion
One way of assessing the prospects for democracy in the Middle East is to compare this region not only with eastern...
Published in: openEconomyThe causes of the Greek crisis are in Greek politics
The Greek crisis came out of marrying a European project with a specifically Greek political culture of populism and...