Greece: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

ATHENS - After 38 years of taking turns plundering the Greek treasury, hiring every crony and illiterate who couldn't read or write but knew...

The Cowards of Golden Dawn Hide in the Dark

ATHENS - As if any more proof was needed that the Nazis of Golden Dawn are really just cowardly bullies who do their fighting...

Survey Says! Germans Most Respected, Greeks Least Respected

ATHENS -  As Greeks prepare to commit political suicide at the June 17 elections – a bullet in the head courtesy of the New...

Never Mind Socrates, Let’s See the Trial of Tsochatzopoulos

ATHENS - More than 800 people turned out at the Onassis Foundation here to see a second re-creation of the most famous case in...

The Greek Problem: The Grating Sense of Entitlement

ATHENS - After a foggy night of Eurovision wailing, listening to twin dancing Irish robots keening, ballads in everything from Serbian to Lithuanian, and...

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...

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...

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...

Yet Another Idea to Restore the Deteriorating Omonia Square

ATHENS – A hundred years ago, Omonia Square was filled with trees and benches and was a beckoning oasis in the middle of the...

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...

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,...

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...

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