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Why Greece Succeeded as Italy, Spain Failed to Tackle Coronavirus

By Takis Pappas, Political scientist, the University of Helsinki, Finland* When the covid-19 pandemic broke out in Europe, no government had any experience of how...

Greek Grandparenting From a Distance: Coronavirus Challenges Precious Bonds

By Ada Leivada “...the miracle of medicine in 2020 is to extend the quality of life of people, many of whom are our mothers and...

How Coronavirus Exposes the Way We Regard Aging and Seniors

by Shir Shimoni* The elderly have come to occupy a central place in our news bulletins these days. Headlines were quick to inform the public...

The Coronavirus Crisis Through Two Lenses

By Andrew Tzembelicos* Being a dual citizen of Greece and Canada offers perspective on aspects of life in two countries. Particularly in a time of...
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Young Greeks Worldwide Celebrate Independence Day Online

By Ada Leivada We are living in unprecedented times. Our working, social and family lives have all changed dramatically in the past few days and...

“Greek” Solutions to Use Technology Creatively with Your Kids While Staying at Home

By Ada Leivada Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, the whole world is facing the ramifications of an unprecedented pandemic that will...

Greece’s Invisible Coronavirus Sufferers

By Michaela Korodimou The dripping of the pipe has not stopped. Instead, throughout the night it has become increasingly louder. It is interesting that amongst a...

Coronavirus is an Endurance Race: Practical Steps to Deal With What’s Coming

By Filippos Filippidis* Just one month ago there were very few cases in Europe and few had realized how serious COVID-19 is. Today we are...

Six Ways to Preserve Greek Sovereignty and Human Rights

By Dr. Carl Mirra* If the root causes of Erdogan’s “opening the gates” are not addressed, a short-term problem may intensify into a long term...

Seven Science-Based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety

By Jelena Kecmanovic* As the SARS-CoV-2 virus continues its global spread and the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases continues to increase, anxiety related to the...

Plagues Follow Bad Leadership in Ancient Greek Tales

By Joel Christensen* In the fifth century BC, the playwright Sophocles began “Oedipus Tyrannos” with the title character struggling to identify the cause of a...

Coronavirus Pandemic Forces Greeks to Switch to Online Learning

By Ada Leivada While factories, shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels and even airline companies are trying to figure out how they will survive the financial catastrophe...

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