Mystery Surrounds Turkish Leader’s Thrace Trip

Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has often left political foes and allies alike guessing. With an upcoming official visit to Greece looking more certain...

Greek Defense Minister’s Saudi Arms Deal Raises Serious Questions

The issue of the sale of 300,000 surplus Greek army projectiles worth 66 million euros to Saudi Arabia has started to smell like a...

Class-oriented Policies and Shameless Populism in the Greek Spin

The recent government decision to use its primary budget surplus in order to distribute a “social dividend” comes with yet another class-oriented policy spin....

Protest Votes are Sentinels of Democracy

Athenian democracy where theoretically the majority governs all equals and unequal alike, has been flawed from the very beginning. It has encouraged corruption and...

Never Forget Bouboulinas Street

By Leslie Absher I spent the first years of my childhood living in Athens during the junta, brought to Greece by my CIA dad for...

Center-Left Party Election Participation Seen as Protest Against Gov’t Performance

The mass participation of Greek citizens in the new center-left party election, is seen as a demonstration against the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government, said PASOK...

Athens Reacts Calmly to Expropriation of Greek Homes in Himara, Albania

The Greek government has reacted very calmly to the expropriation of homes and businesses of the Greek minority in Himara, after the Albanian authorities...

Greek Gov’t Fails to Respond to Turkish Vice President’s Irredentist Behavior

Maximos Mansion responded late and unofficially on last week's irredentist comments made by Turkish Vice President Hakan Cavusoglu during his visit to Muslim minorities...

Diogenes: The Ancient Greek Philosopher Who was the First to Give the Finger

Diogenes the Cynic, the ancient Greek philosopher, was probably the man who invented "the finger" insult. The historian of philosophy Diogenes Laertios wrote that the...

When the Greek Government “Invested” in George Papadopoulos (video)

George Papadopoulos has been portrayed by Greece's media as somebody with great influence in the Trump Presidency. The 31-year-old George Papadopoulos was a foreign policy...

Athenians Suffer Long Lines for New Electronic Public Transport Tickets

Tens of thousands of Athenians wait in long lineups every day to get the new personalized electronic pass cards for the public transport system,...

Greece’s Citizen Protection Minister Indifferent to Leftist Crime

In the past few days, Athens has become a theater of violence and vandalism. The prime minister and government officials verbally "condemn" the violent...

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