It’s the End Of The World!

If you were an outsider sitting in one of the crowded coffee shops of Ampelokipi after Saturday's game, you would think that a major disaster...

What Do I Think of the New Greek Austerity Plan?

This week the Greek government sent its new proposals for austerity to Brussels. We asked a financial analyst and investment advisor to tell us his thoughts...

In Defence of Greece: 6 Myths Busted

As Greece's Syriza has been represented in the media as an irresponsible leftist government, it is important to unpack the seemingly common sense arguments against Syriza.

Troika Bailout Will Cost Cyprus Its Gas

Economic and social chaos has hit Cyprus big time. Owing to the mishandling of the economy, corruption and incompetence, the entire nation is now...

European Suicide Politics: Why So Many Greeks Are Suddenly Taking Their Own Lives

Accusations and counter-accusations of political, social and economic "suicide" are on the daily agenda of the new election campaign in Greece called for June...

What Happens When a Country Like Greece Closes Its Banks

History can shed some light on the Greek drama. Before joining the euro, the Greece's government had previously implemented strict capital controls and transaction limitations.

Amphipolis Tomb: All Circus, No Bread at Greece’s Newly Found “Archaeological Disneyland”

It was Christmas of 1977 when Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos announced the discovery of the royal tomb of King Philip of Macedonia and father...

Vanishing Cyprus: Presidential Elections

It’s that proverbial time again! Armed with razor sharp tongues, all political parties in Cyprus are ready to do battle with one another for...

Crisis, Taxes and Poor Clergymen. Or Maybe Not?

In Greece during 2012, austerity measures, political and financial scandals, wage cuts and Greeks committing suicide are on the front-pages. While Greek politicians give interviews to...

Cyprus’ Election Empowers The Politocracy

  For some, the elections in Cyprus have ended in absolute euphoria. For others, it was a dismal disappointment. For better or worse, the people...

Dimitris Christoulas’ Political Suicide Won’t Change Anything in Greece

ATHENS – As crowds gathered under the tree in Syntagma Square where retired pharmacist Dimitris Christoulas, 77, killed himself because he said his pension...

Two Years of SYRIZA Administration for Greece Means Two Years of Stagnation

As Alexis Tsipras and his administration celebrate two years in power today, one wonders where Greece would have been if it wasn't for these...

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