Tsipras’ Pretend Heroism Is for Internal Consumption Only

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wore his Spring 2015 costume again and started acting like the leftist messiah who would change Greece and Europe....

Greek Gov’t Uses Suspicious Methods Against Vice-President of Highest Administrative Court

The accusations of government newspaper Avgi against the vice president of Greece's highest administration court have caused an uproar in light of the ongoing...

Europe On Fire: Greeks Revolted, So Did the French; It Was About Time

Despite the fact that it is impossible to predict how soon the votes will result in changes in actual policy, May 6 was a...

The State Sheds Crocodile Tears over Victim of Hooliganism

One can never cease to marvel at the ways Greek politicians choose to handle difficult situations. The recent case of Kostas Katsoulis – a fan so...

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...

11 Reasons Why Greece Really Went Broke in 2011

ATHENS – Unless you were rich, a business executive, a celebrity, or among the few privileged elite who run the country and for whom...

Graffiti in Debt-Ridden Greece: Sophisticated Criticism or Plain Vandalism?

In its fifth year of recession, Greece is trying to tackle economic hardships, political instability and social despair. Stress, anger and despair are taking...

Global Religion: Rule of Law

  Among the ashes of despair, there is always a glimmer of hope that the day will come when common sense will prevail and stop the burning...

Do Personalities Matter in Greek Politics?

The election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis as leader of Greece’s conservative New Democracy (ND) party could herald a new approach to Greek politics, or at...

Mudslinging, Bonds, ATMs and Piggy Banks

All's fair in love and war, they say. But a look inside the Greek parliament shows that there is no love. What is certainly lacking...

Renowned U.S. Economist Says High Taxes Squash Greece’s Prospects for Recovery

A recently released study by the Economics Department at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens revealed that Greece has the third highest taxation rate...

The EU-Turkish Bazaar

Recently, the IMF EU -Troika team visited the occupied area of Cyprus to study and ascertain the costs of the illegal airport in preparation...

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