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...

Fakelaki, Rousfeti and the 4-4-2 System

While the Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos appears to be shocked with Mr Diomidis Spinellis' declaration that Greek tax officers, play the 4-4-2  football...

The Bone I’d Like to Pick with Greece: Where Have All the Dances Gone?

Every college campus has its local hang-out place. Aside from the fact that this place probably offers the cheapest food around, it is also...

Vanishing Cyprus: Politicocracy

The United States Office of Strategic Services, analyzed Hitler’s greatest propagandist, Joseph Goebbel’s rule on persuasion and mass control as follows: never allow the...

The Other Side of Athens

To most who arrive in Athens, the city resembles something between a complex of industrial factories, and the dodgy areas of Detroit. Smokestacks shooting...

Vanishing Cyprus – Failed Democracy – Part Two

Failed Democracy – Part Two “…One needs to take leadership to invent the future of tomorrow...” This is a big order indeed, especially when it...

Vanishing Cyprus – Failed Democracy – Part One

Democracy is a form of government in which all people are meant to be equal and to have an equal say in the decisions...

The Tale of a Prime Minister: George A. Papandreou

It’s only've been two years since George Papandreou after an overwhelming victory moved to the[...]

A New Ancient Greek Drama a Long-Running Flop

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

Is the Economic Crisis Partially Rooted in “Philotimo”?

Look up the Greek word philotimo and you will find one of the longest entries in your dictionary. Ask a Greek what he means...

The Big Fat Greek Babel

While the Greek political turmoil and the fate of the Euro-zone still dominate most of Saturday's newspapers, Greece’s “national saviors” continue to fight like a married couple about who is going[...]

Shocking Forbes Article: What Greece Really Needs is a Military Coup

“Instead of pouring euros down the drain, it would be much wiser for Germany to sponsor a military coup and solve the problem that...

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