GREEK LIBERTIES MONITOR

GREEK LIBERTIES MONITOR

Athens, Greece

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ABOUT

The mission of Greek Liberties Monitor is to promote liberal and free-market ideals within Greece and the European Union, and to achieve penetration of mainstream Greek media in regard to the propagation of these ideas.

Major programs for this organization include: Greek Investment Odyssey; Free Market and Liberalism Survey in Greece

IN THE NEWS

GREEKS ARE BURDENED BY TAXES, CAN SOUVLAKI SAVE THEM?

Greeks love their souvlaki, but they’re paying more than they know. The hidden ingredient? Value added taxes, or VAT. The Greek Liberties Monitor’s (GLM) Souvlaki project is using social media, videos, memes, and real businesses to show the burdens of Greek’s tax system. The name for the project comes from the Greek dish souvla...

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TOP TEN MOMENTS OF #LIBERTYFORUM2016

Every year Liberty Forum inspires and rejuvenates the individuals in the worldwide freedom movement, and this past weekend was more inspirational than ever. More than anything, there was a palpable connectedness among our partners, our supporters, and various friends and family members. With 58 countries represented, Liberty For...

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CZECH REPUBLIC MOST FREE, FINLAND MOST RESTRICTIVE IN EU NANNY STATE INDEX

When many countries exist side by side in the same region, they have an opportunity to attract residents, tourism, and economic growth through policy competition — and people can make an informed choice about where to go to avoid overbearing government restrictions. The Nanny State Index, a new project from the European Policy I...

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BUILDING A NEW CONSENSUS OF LIBERTY AND RESPONSIBILITY IN GREECE

For more than five years, Greece has been sliding further into debt and toward the danger of bankruptcy and default. In that time, Greece’s GDP decreased by more than 22 percent from 2009 to 2013, overall unemployment increased from 9 percent to 26 percent, and youth unemployment shot from 24.8 percent to 51.2 percent — with est...

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GREEK LIBERAL MONITOR BECOMES NEW ATLAS NETWORK PARTNER

Greece has a critical need for a public and media debate about the core concepts of classical liberalism and free markets in order to foster actual reform. A new Atlas Network partner, Greek Liberal Monitor (GLM), is giving voice to these issues in the face of an intellectual climate that previously demonized them or refused to...

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ATLAS NETWORK HELPS IDEAS OF LIBERTY FLOURISH IN GREECE

The political climate in Greece has been troubled for years, with a growing government debt and regulatory crisis and the rise of radical collectivism — to the point that three representatives of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party were elected to the European Parliament in May. Atlas Network is active in Greece, however, successfull...

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