Samaras Lets Golden Dawn Do His Dirty Work

After Greece’s stalemated elections in May where he suffered an ignominious showing, New Democracy Capitalist leader Antonis Samaras made a hard turn to the...

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,...

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,...

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...

Samaras Sucker Punches Greek Bond Holders

There’s a sucker born every minute, as P.T. Barnum may have said. And there’s a sucker puncher waiting for them, knowing that a fool...

The Drach Card and Greece’s Permanent Austerity

Nothing is as permanent as a temporary tax so Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, attempting to justify punishing workers, the elderly and the poor...

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...

Nyuk, Nyuk, The Greeks Deserve What They Got

Born liar Evangelos Venizelos, the new non-leader of the PASOK Anti-Socialists, and Democratic Left leader “Uncle” Fotis Kouvelis, who is still learning the game...

A Modest Proposal for Greece: Eat The Poor and Pensioners

It is a melancholy object to those who walk through the once-great city of Athens and the now ragged other cities and forlorn towns...

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