Who’s who in Greek politics: the radicalization of the right

In the past few days, there have been so many changes, transfers, counter-transfers and mergers on the Greek political scene that it has all become a little confusing, even for experienced observers of Greek politics. While this phenomenon can be interpreted as simple, cheap politicking by individuals seeking to secure their re-election in June, careful examination of the backgrounds of some politicians also reveals a worrying tendency to mainstream and trivialize the opinions and positions of personalities who, by all reasonable standards, belong to the extreme-right.

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The vanishing positions of Dimiourgia Xana on immigration

By @IrateGreekOn 20 May 2012, Stefanos Manos announced that his party Drassi (Action) would be joining forces with Thanos Tzimeros’s party Dimiourgia Xana (Recreate Greece) for the upcoming elections in Greece. These two parties secured respectively 1.8% and 2.15% of the vote in the 06 May elections, and can hope together to reach the required 3% to enter parliament.

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