Greece’s Success Story is Killing People  

While Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his cohorts were celebrating because Greece floated a bond, a 35-year-old woman fell – without floating – to...

Greece Finds the Answer – Arrest All Debtors (If They’re Poor)

ATHENS -  Not content with taxing the poor to protect the rich, Greece is putting the arm on the penniless, starting with the arrest...

Boutaris The Turk, Ataturk’s Brother

The beginning of the end of the Ottoman Occupation of Greece in 1821, which gave birth to the modern Greek state, and the fall...

Get Your Greek Arrest Scorecard Right Here!

Ho-hum, another day in Greece, another arrest. A hundred here and a hundred there and pretty soon you're talking real numbers. A quick calculation...

Jailhouse Rock Time for Greece’s Tax Cheat Singers

Nobody is above the law in Greece, except for politicians, the rich, athletes, celebrities, architects, tax evaders, engineers, lawyers, doctors, auto mechanics, fruit and...

What Greek Anarchists Really Want: Nothing

It should come as no surprise that the four young punks who robbed two banks in northern Greece and reportedly are involved in yet...

The PASOK Follies: Unfunniest Show On Earth

Just when things get grim in Greece, you can always turn to the vanishing PASOK Anti-Socialists for a few yuks, featuring their answer to...

Clooney KO’s BoJo Over The Parthenon Marbles

Not since the late actress and Culture Minister Melina Mercouri; the eloquent writer and unbeatable debater Christopher Hitchens and his friend, Scottish Prof. Robert...

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,...

The Great Hellenikon Park Sell-Out

The most valuable piece of real estate in the world is New York’s Central Park – precisely because it is a park in the...

Jesus Christ! You Can’t Blaspheme in Greece?

Of all the silly laws – and there are plenty, such as one in Massachusetts which says that a mourner at a wake may...

New Democracy’s Marx Brothers For Mayor

Next to watching a Marx Brothers movie, nothing is as entertaining these days as watching Greece's New Democracy Capitalists running around like Keystone Cops...

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