Under cover of the pandemic, Greece’s right-wing government has passed a slew of new measures to benefit the wealthy at the expense of workers, while massively expanding police powers. On the back of a decade of austerity, the latest laws are set to transform the country into a client state and playground for foreign tourists.
Matthaios Tsimitakis is a journalist and a communication expert based in Athens, Greece. He was the social media manager for Alexis Tsipras from 2016–19. As a journalist, he has been a staff reporter for Avgi newspaper, and before that Kathimerini.