Traditional welfare states such as countries in Northern Europe and Japan are seeing a shift in their welfare paradigms, changing their focus of â€œcradle to graveâ€ benefits of universalism and solidarity to one for individual and market interests.
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Elections Greece- Nationalist party threatens to block EU integration of Albania if “Vorio Epiris” doesnt get independence Three days before the elections in Greece the leader of the right extremist party Laos, Jorgos Karaxaferis makes a very inflammatory comments against the present prime minister Karamalis. He also claimed southern Albania as Greek land that sooner or later has to be taken. He also blamed Cham Albanians for claiming their properties in So called Vorio Epir wich was taken from Cham Albanians after World War 1. Cham Albanians are Albanians who used to live in Northern Greece at the time and were subject to ethnic cleansing from Greek Nationalists.