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Marco Schneebalg

Marco Schneebalg is a student in the Diploma in Economics at the University of Cambridge. He previously read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Manchester and has published in various publications such as Haaretz and Le Monde. He can be contacted at

Like the queues in Qalandyia checkpoint and those in front of Laiki Bank, the demonstrations in Nabi Saleh and those in Syntagma Square seem worlds apart. And they are – a military occupation cannot be compared with austerity measures. However, even though there are many differences between the daily lives of Palestinians and Hellenic nations, they face similar bargaining problems and decisions towards the current status quo. In order to consider if they could apply similar solutions to strive for a brighter future, drawing comparisons between these two situations might help us better comprehend the similar bargaining problems they face.