The Red Scare: The Hammer and Sickle Flying Over Greece

ATHENS - From 1947-57 it was Sen. Joseph “Better Dead than Red,” McCarthy who put the fear of having no God into Americans with...

Greece Will Hold Elections Again; Then What?

So, here we are. Seven days after the elections, we are right back where we started. Elections. Again. Yet anyone living in Greece realizes...

Golden Dawn’s Leader Has Warped Sense of History, Says There Were ‘No Gas Chambers’...

Nikos Michaloliakos is the leader of the Greek political party Golden Dawn, now representing 6.97% of the Greek citizens in Parliament. Michaloliakos gave an...

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...

Alexis Tsipras: Greece’s New Political ‘Iphigenia’

Until May 6, everything in the Greek political scene happened without SYRIZA. Now, if we get destroyed, if we get out of the euro,...

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...

Do Not Rebrand Greece Now!

*By Ares Kalandides and Mihalis Kavaratzis Let’s face it: There are probably few countries in Europe right now with a worse image than Greece (we...

The Elections, The Scapegoat And Why Greeks Shouldn’t Blame The Politicians

There is a joke that has been circulating on the internet the past couple of days: "When Akis Tsochatzopoulos was arrested, it wasn’t out...

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...

Dimas, Lambrakis, Give Away Their Good Names to Politicians

ATHENS – Since it’s apparent that new PASOK Anti-Socialist leader Evangelos “Mr. Tax Man,” Venizelos, the World Heavyweight Bombast Champion, is leading his party...

Germany and Greece During the Crisis: Who Wins, Who Loses?

Unemployment has surged to 18.8 percent from 13.3 percent only a year ago. Overburdened public hospitals are facing critical shortages of everything from syringes...

Greece Will Bail Out Its Banks, But Not Its People

ATHENS – After imposing mandatory losses of up to 74 percent on its own banks, Greece is ready to give it all back through...

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