The World Cup: Why Americans Don’t Like Soccer

The World Cup wasn't long into its first game between host Brazil and some other team when one of the players from one of...

The Great Hellenikon Park Sell-Out

The most valuable piece of real estate in the world is New York’s Central Park – precisely because it is a park in the...

Survey Says! Germans Most Respected, Greeks Least Respected

ATHENS -  As Greeks prepare to commit political suicide at the June 17 elections – a bullet in the head courtesy of the New...

Too Late For To Potami in Greece

Once upon a time, Athens had a river running through it, the Kifissos, flowing from Mt. Parnitha through the city down to the Saronic...

Clooney KO’s BoJo Over The Parthenon Marbles

Not since the late actress and Culture Minister Melina Mercouri; the eloquent writer and unbeatable debater Christopher Hitchens and his friend, Scottish Prof. Robert...

It’s Easy To Find The Greeks Who Can’t Steal Straight

There’s so many scandals in Greece that you need a scorecard to keep them straight and they all involve politicians, businessmen and connected people...

Greek Certainties: Death, Taxes and Tax Evaders

Raising taxes is supposed to be antithetical to Republicans and Greece’s New Democracy Capitalists who usually pin that on Democrats and the Left. But it...

Now Anastasiades Sleeps With The Enemy

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will succeed in his burning desire to reunify the island, whose northern third is still occupied by a standing Turkish...

The PASOK Follies: Unfunniest Show On Earth

Just when things get grim in Greece, you can always turn to the vanishing PASOK Anti-Socialists for a few yuks, featuring their answer to...

Samaras’ Golden Dawn Trump Card: Joker

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the New Democracy Capitalist leader, may yet rue that he sat on his hands and let the neo-Nazi nutcakes...

New Democracy’s Marx Brothers For Mayor

Next to watching a Marx Brothers movie, nothing is as entertaining these days as watching Greece's New Democracy Capitalists running around like Keystone Cops...

What’s Really Riling Greeks? The Injustice of it All

ATHENS - The best news of the week was that Germany may be sending 160 tax auditors to Greece to – quote, unquote –...

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