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Dr Leonidas Cheliotis was interviewed on the 3 o'clock televised news of Al Jazeera about the ongoing protests in Greece.

14 December 2008

Dr. Leonidas Cheliotis was interviewed on the 3 o'clock televised news of Al Jazeera about the ongoing protests in Greece. In accounting for the situation, Leonidas drew attention to: the long history of police brutality and impunity in Greece; the high levels of corruption amongst the two major political parties and low levels of public trust towards the state; the ascendancy of neoliberalism, as it relates to increasing poverty rates and high unemployment rates amongst the youth; and the huge mismatch between higher education and the labour market.

 

 

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