“I have never been convinced that state intervention in the economy leads to totalitarianism,” wrote George Pagoulatos in an article for Saturday’s edition of the newspaper TA NEA. He also pointed out that “businesses that will be eligible for state aid must prove that they were doing well prior to COVID-19, while they should also not be paying dividends or be in the process of repurchasing their shares and if they have already received state aid they should not be able to apply for aid from the European Relief Instrument that needs to be created. “
You can find the article in Greek here.