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Maria Margaronis | The Nation

Maria Margaronis

Author Bios

Maria Margaronis

Maria Margaronis

Contributing Editor

Maria Margaronis writes from The Nation's London bureau. Her work has appeared in many other publications, including the Guardian, the London Review of Books,  the Times Literary Supplement and Grand Street.

Articles

News and Features

Margaret Thatcher's smiling villainy sparked a generation of dissent—and neoliberal policies that live on today.

This tiny nation has been pushed off a cliff to "save" the eurozone. Reunification may be the only way to turn the island's fortunes around.

The financial crunch has broken the illusion of stability, exposing a deeper crisis of representation.

In less than two years, Athens has changed from a reasonably prosperous capital to a broken city.

The Stranger's Child traces the vanishing of same-sex love through suppression and then, paradoxically, acceptance and openness.

Returning to Athens after three months away, I found the state close to dissolution and people in despair.

The country is facing a convulsion unlike anything since the fall of the dictatorship in 1974.

Remembering Ben Sonnenberg (1936–2010)—writer, publisher, boulevardier—and his quarterly, Grand Street.

No candidate for Labour Party leader has offered a challenge to the dominant view of Britain as a society living beyond its means, with the market setting the terms for what's possible.

In Tove Jansson's The True Deceiver, the uncertainties laid bare go to the heart of human relationships.

Blogs

The EU uses its border states as a barrier and prison camp for the frightened, impoverished people it would rather drown than save.
Syriza tables no-confidence motion as Greek government evicts workers from state broadcaster.
The Greek government cracks down at last on the neo-Nazi group, which had become more threatening than useful.
With the murder of rapper Killah P, Golden Dawn has reared its head to snap at those who nurtured it.
Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn sues activist for libel.
After the government announces the closing of ERT by fiat, staff occupy the building as protesters gather outside.
Margaret Thatcher's smiling villainy sparked a generation of dissent—and neoliberal policies that live on today.
The plan to tax savers’ deposits in Cyprus's ailing banks will deepen political fault lines in the Eurozone—and hurt local...