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Euroscepticism: an ideology, a feeling, or a political attitude?

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 08:07   /   Portugal

Since the Carnation Revolution in 1974, Portugal has always been a country that has lived peacefully. But since the beginning of the economic crisis, the country is once more rebelling against authorities. by Lucía de la Sierra LISBON – The Portuguese go out on the streets and demonstrate very often. They are fed up with […]

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Mixed hope in Portugal

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 12:48   /   Portugal

Lisbon, “Rome” of the Atlantic, of the 7 hills. Internationally considered the capital of Europe during the Midlle Ages and the European capital of the culture during the final years of the 19th century. The portuguese town oozes nostalgia, melancholy, “saudade”. Lisbon tastes of cod drying in the sun, parched by salt that enters the […]

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Troika policy in Portugal: a trilogy of austerity, sorrow and social upheaval

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 19:40   /   Portugal

Three years after Portugal was forced to impose austerity and restructural programmes in exchange for a €78bn bailout package, citizens feel the country’s social system is left in shambles. In an effort to balance the Portuguese budget, the government cut spending to wages, pensions, health care and education. Portugal was the third Eurozone country, after […]

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Artist: “The Biblia magazine is a way of resisting”

Posted: April 17, 2014 at 09:10   /   Portugal

Art magazine Revista Biblia is the artist-published tribute to the 40-year anniversary of the Carnation Revolution, but it is also a protest against the current austerity measures, and an investment in the future. By Tatiana Tilly LISBON – Tiago Gomes walks onto the stage, where he is applauded by the small audience. In his driven Portuguese, […]

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