The Rape of Akamas: Quarries

A crime is about to be committed in the heart of Akamas and yet the government, politicians and political parties take no initiative to...

A Thin Veil for Greece in 2014

As if Greece didn't have enough trouble as Jan. 1 loomed - the seventh consecutive year of a deep recession - Prime Minister Antonis...

The Demise of the Republic

The Demise of the Republic........ Strong words indeed! Yet, a political entrapment has begun with fervor. The current events are very disturbing. The Anastasiades government...

Greek Government Buries its Head in the Sand on Migrant Influx

With about 1,000 refugees and illegal migrants entering Greece each day, the Greek government celebrates the establishment of a 500-capacity facility and calls it...

Greek Police Transfers Cyber Crime Unit Chief, Then Repeals Decision… For Now

After 21 years of hard, effective work, Manolis Sfakianakis, director of the Cyber Crime Division of the Hellenic Police has been transferred to another...

The Elections, The Scapegoat And Why Greeks Shouldn’t Blame The Politicians

There is a joke that has been circulating on the internet the past couple of days: "When Akis Tsochatzopoulos was arrested, it wasn’t out...

The Greek Govt Improvises on Immigration Policy

It would have been a news report: A few hundred more refugees and illegal migrants were set loose in downtown Athens. The story would...

Vanishing Cyprus: A Solution or Dissolution?

In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a famous phrase asks: “To be, or not to be, that is the question!” That question is also valid when...

A Very European Coup

By Costas Douzinas* This is why Syriza's negotiating strategy has to play to the European gallery and not just to the suits in the conference...

2017: The Year More Greeks Lost their Dignity

One of the (vague) election pledges of Alexis Tsipras was that his administration would restore the lost dignity of Greeks. That was also one...

Working for the Yankee Dollar: United States, the Unexpected Winner of Greek Elections

Sunday's Greek elections had more than one winner. In fact, several winners emerged from the ballot, some completely unexpected. SYRIZA scored the first victory of...

Toxic Loans – Toxic Minds

The damping of toxic loans has finally started in Cyprus. The Bank of Cyprus recently sold 50 corporate toxic loans in an attempt to...

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