The Cyprus Noose – Revolution of the Mind

  I have carefully been watching events in Cyprus unfolding like an onion that brings tears into one’s eyes. What is most disturbing is the...

Greek Defense Minister Breaks Penal Code; Gov’t Attempts Cover Up

The party that came to power waving the anti-corruption flag is now involved in yet another scandal, in an effort to protect a minister...

The Collapse of Cyprus Talks

It is much wiser to have no deal at all than a bad deal… Due to Turkey’s intransigence and demands for more control over the...

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...

Germany vs Greece: It’s More Than Just a Soccer Game

Imagine being a Palestinian playing against Israel, a Tibetan playing against China or a Kurd playing against Turkey. Now, all three peoples I mentioned...

Greece’s Deputy Education Minister Gives Lessons in Vulgarity

Greece's Deputy Education Minister Kostas Zouraris is known for his controversial and often provocative views. Some times, he even can get downright offensive, and...

Greek Elections: Next Day Scenarios Abound

The close race between SYRIZA and New Democracy in intention to vote polls leads to various scenarios over the next day in Greece. The peculiarity...

The Elections, The Crisis And Why Greece Urgently Needs A New Solon

For the Greek people, the economic crisis has an aspect of ancient tragedy mixed with a bad theatrical farce, staged on behalf of Ms....

A New Ancient Greek Drama a Long-Running Flop

The machinations between Prime Minister George Papandreou, a Socialist whose two years in office[...]

Opposition Chief Promises to End Vandalism in Greek Universities

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised via Twitter that he will put an end to vandalism in Greek universities, if New Democracy wins the...

Tsipras Speaks of Growth While Companies Shut Down One After the Other

  One month ago it was Elektroniki Athinon, the biggest Greek owned appliance chain, yesterday it was Athens Ledra Hotel, former Ledra-Marriott, today it is...

Once a Peaceful City and Now Only Anger and Fear on the Streets

Athens is without a doubt a beautiful city, a city, however,  that is in turmoil and where the citizens are unsure and afraid of the...

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