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...

Αn Insignificant Story of a Cup of Coffee

(Original story in Greek by Francesca Megaloudi) I had quite an insignificant experience yesterday while I was sitting in a café, in a so-called “chic”...

Too Many Immigrants, So Greece Rounds Up the Usual Suspects

ATHENS – There aren’t many Greeks left in Omonia Square, which some years ago used to be a rotary with a fountain and greenery,...

Vanishing Cyprus: Petroleum-Gas Fund of Cyprus

Cyprus, for one more time in its turbulent history, finds itself smack in the middle of international geopolitical interests. It also faces a barrage...

From George to Vangelis: Does PASOK Really Stand A Chance?

The white background with a green line, chosen as the background for his first statement as the new PASOK leader, is a good first indication on how Evangelos Venizelos plans to...

If You Invested in Greece, Sucker – You Lost

ATHENS -The professional beggars in Greece, the gypsies who rent babies and drug them to elicit sympathy and money, the regulars who’ve perfected their...

Greeks Choice Comes Down to Samaras vs. Venizelos: Elitism vs. Arrogance

ATHENS - Before he became a disenchanted Democrat and reformed racist, and as he ran for President in 1968 on the American Independent Ticket,...

Vanishing Cyprus – Consumerism

Unregulated globalization driven by an unquenchable thirst for consumerism can be considered one of the many contributing factors to the ravaging socio-economic turmoil of...

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 –...

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...

The Telegraph: Shame on Europe for Betraying Greece

"Capitalism is triumphant as EU states sacrifice the Greek people in a desperate attempt to appease the gods of speculation," says William Wall from the Telegraph,  ...

The Telegraph: Greece Won’t See a Cent of The Great Bail-out

Over the weekend, the Greek parliament voted to accept Europe’s latest demands for spending cuts and tax rises and other reforms and retrenchments. The...

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