Costas Douzinas is a law professor at Birkbeck, University of London. Costas Douzinas: The more you obey the more you get punished — that's the troika's way. But a second spring of discontent is in the air. Costas Douzinas: The public debates of the outraged in Athens are the closest we have come to democratic practice in recent European history. Costas Douzinas, Gavan Titley, David Wearing and others: Our initiative aims to show there is an alternative analysis of the present situation rather than the misery and injustice of austerity. Syriza can be the future for Greece, and for Europe too.
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Costas Douzinas is a law professor at Birkbeck, University of London. Costas Douzinas: The more you obey the more you get punished — that's the troika's way. But a second spring of discontent is in the air. Costas Douzinas: The public debates of the outraged in Athens are the closest we have come to democratic practice in recent European history. Costas Douzinas, Gavan Titley, David Wearing and others: Our initiative aims to show there is an alternative analysis of the present situation rather than the misery and injustice of austerity.
Syriza can be the future for Greece, and for Europe too. Costas Douzinas: The radical left is an antidote to an obsolete and harmful economic and political system, and to wider Euroscepticism. Published: 3 Jun Costas Douzinas for Open Democracy: The left can learn from recent popular resistances — the Arab spring, Greece or Turkey — that have no leaders, parties or common ideology, then build on the energy and imagination these movements have created.
Published: 4 Mar The arrest of Golden Dawn's leader will do little to counter institutional racism. Published: 29 Sep If Europe's future is German, Greece has only one hope for salvation. Published: 24 Sep Costas Douzinas: Pulling the plug on our flawed but vital state broadcaster is political vandalism, with chilling echoes of the bad old days.
Published: 12 Jun Europe's south rises up against those who act as sadistic colonial masters. Published: 28 Mar Greece is ripe for radical change. Costas Douzinas: The latest draconian austerity measures imposed on the Greek people can be a catalyst to bring about the end of the old system. Published: 8 Nov A Syriza victory will mark the beginning of the end of Greece's tragedy.
Costas Douzinas and Joanna Bourke: A vote for the left today will drastically change the austerity policies that have created a humanitarian crisis. Published: 17 Jun The Greek election could be the start of a European spring. Published: 1 May What now for Greece — collapse or resurrection? Costas Douzinas: Neoliberal economics planned in Brussels and Berlin will push Greece into third-world working conditions. Published: 5 Mar The Greece of Theo Angelopoulos. Costas Douzinas: Forget deficits, debt and corruption.
Theo Angelopoulos, the film-maker who died this week, captured the true Greek soul. Published: 27 Jan The IMF must realise that, in Greece, the treatment is worse than the disease.
Costas Douzinas: It's clear that punishing the poor will only deepen the recession — so why are the IMF technocrats intent on further austerity? Published: 15 Dec European elites should be wary of the Greek spring. Costas Douzinas: The fear of 'contagion' shouldn't be just about the euro — this Greek resistance could spread across Europe. Published: 6 Nov Greece's lines now are clear. Costas Douzinas: The Greek elite that tried to push through policies on the back of a deficit it fuelled stands alone and accused.
Published: 20 Oct Greece is standing up to EU neocolonialism. Costas Douzinas and Petros Papaconstantinou: The usurious conditions of the Greek bailout reveal Brussels' colonial mindset — but Athens is showing citizens can resist.
Published: 27 Jun Guardian Weekly in review In Greece, we see democracy in action. Published: 15 Jun There is an alternative — a new project for Europe's left. These hunger strikers are the martyrs of Greece. Costas Douzinas: Asylum seekers willing to die in the face of expulsion after shame and exploitation bear witness to a higher truth than life.
Published: 28 Feb Greek protests show democracy in action. Costas Douzinas: A minister described Greek civil disobedience as 'anomie' — but it is legitimately reclaiming our democracy from failed institutions. Published: 7 Feb Costas Douzinas: My Europe: The idea of Europe must go back to a democracy that resists fake economic orthodoxy and false monoculturalism. Published: 31 Dec About 35 results for Costas Douzinas 1 2.
Date: 30 June Time: I am writing this preface in the Chamber of Hellenic Parliament a little after giving my maiden speech as a newly elected Member of Parliament…. The human rights movement can be seen as the ongoing but failing struggle to close the gap between the abstract man of the Declarations and the empirical human being. Has it succeeded? Yes and no. The left in power? Four enticing words.
The End of Human Rights
Douzinas was educated in Athens during the Colonels dictatorship. Douzinas joined Birkbeck College in to set up its School of Law. He was Head of Department from to He was the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities from to He was the pro-vice master at Birkbeck for international links from to
Professor Costas Douzinas