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The apparition of the 1980s

The apparition of the 1980s

By Michalis S Michael As the hype over a settlement in Cyprus intensifies – often accompanied by the creeping realisation of the insurmountable difficulties that stubbornly stand in its way – we might like to draw parallels with a not-too-dissimilar period: that of the 1980s. During this period, the fluid nature of Cypriot society and

Women as agents of peace By @eratokm1

Women throughout the centuries have struggled to safeguard their rights and participate in society on an equal footing with men. In ancient Greece, Aristophanes’ Lysistrata persuaded the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands as a means of forcing them to negotiate peace and end the Peloponnesian war; during the French Revolution,