Seeing people take entrepreneurial risks amidst the crisis is admirable, inspirational and worth sharing. I have chosen two exemplary cases of ambitious and resourceful individuals who seek to revive local products and rural traditions on the island of Kea.
Globalization is often a prized trademark of the 21st century. An interconnected world, where the obstacles of time and space have been overcome through massive technological breakthroughs, is indeed something to be admired. A world, in which the free movement of goods, services, and ideas brings together individuals from completely different backgrounds, is also remarkable.
Yet it is questionable whether these revolutionary changes are truly welcomed in the year 2017.