Earliest political memory of the day #164

My mother went to vote and took me with her. She voted for three candidates, I think she voted for everyone except for Tsipras Όταν πήγα με τη μητέρα μου […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #163

My grandmother’s narrations about how my grandfather was slaughtered by Slavs and Greek “leftists”. Οι αφηγήσεις της γιαγιάς μου για τη σφαγή του παππού μου από Σλάβους και Έλληνες «αριστερούς». […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #162

When I was four, my mom came to pick me up from school on 9/11 because flight 93 went down near us.

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Earliest political memory of the day #161

I don’t want to say anything about politics. It’s not alright, they never delivered what they had promised. Δεν θέλω να πω κάτι για την πολιτική γιατί δεν είναι εντάξει […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #160

The evening of April 21st 1967, on the eve of my birthday. In the dining room, there are huge amounts of food and desserts on the tables (I’m gazing, thinking […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #159

I was 5 years old when during the 2004 Presidential election some teenagers stole our Al Gore yard sign.

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Earliest political memory of the day #158

In my father’s arms, at the celebrations to honour the Polytechnic’s uprisings. “The people‘s party is one, KKE Esoterikou (KKE Interior)”[1] Στους ώμους του μπαμπά μου, γιορτή Πολυτεχνείου. «Ένα είναι […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #157

    When I was bored. P.S.: AEK[1] Όταν βαριόμουνα. Υστερόγραφο: ΑΕΚ. ———-   [1]   ΑΕΚ: Greek football team.

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Earliest political memory of the day #156

I was six years old. It was afternoon and, suddenly, everyone was gathering at the coastal avenue to welcome Karamanlis. They were crying “we are free”. I didn’t know who […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #155

a) Constantine II of Greece and Anne-Marie’s engagement. I’m standing in the crowd in Syggrou Avenue, waving a small flag. I’m in love. b) The telephone rings really early in […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #154

PASOK! See, now everything comes back to me. I remember my aunt arriving to our small village (a village of no more that 3000 inhabitants), carrying posters and putting them […]

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Earliest political memory of the day #153

    I went to the concert in solidarity with Ariana (Irianna)[1] Είχα πάει στη συναυλία για την Αριάνα (Ηριάννα). ————–   [1]   This person is referring to Irianna V.L., […]

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