How Greece Triumphed in Confronting the Covid-19 Threat

By Dr. Constantine Passaris* Greece became the whipping boy of Europe in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008. As the contagious effect...

Dying Old, Dying Young: Greek Myths and Coronavirus

By: Chris Mackie* The loss of life from the spread of coronavirus has been on an enormous scale. In the USA more Americans have now...

Coronavirus Lockdown Busts Myth of Unruly Greeks

It was the beginning of March when the first cases of Covid-19 in Greece began to multiply. Springtime was smiling shyly and Greeks were...

Four Amazing Astronomical Discoveries from Ancient Greece

By Gareth Dorrian and Ian Whittaker* "The Histories," by Herodotus, who lived from 484 BC to 425 BC offers a remarkable window into the world...

Hope Amidst the Storm

In November 2008, a financial crisis that began with mortgage defaults in America would quickly ravage Greece. President Obama’s Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel's,...

Ancient Respect for Health Helps Modern Greeks Face Coronavirus

Greece has received a bounty of praise from world figures and international media for its quick and effective response to the coronavirus pandemic. First...

Not a Greek Tragedy, But an American One Written By President Trump

By Theodore Arapis* Covid-19 is a crisis of large proportions, so large that World Health Organization (WHO) Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom has called it “an...

Why 5G Conspiracy Theories Prosper During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Tim Hill, Robin Canniford, and Stephen Murphy* As the coronavirus pandemic has gathered momentum, so too have explanations for how the outbreak started and...

The Great Greek Anomaly: Bloomberg Hails Country’s Coronavirus Response

Greece is the “one noticeable – and perhaps surprising – exception” to a trend of poor leadership exposed by the coronavirus epidemic, according to...

Did the Economic Crisis Help Prepare Greece for the Coronavirus?

By Andrew Tzembelicos* Watching countries across the globe respond to the COVID-19 crisis raises the question of how every country's preparedness for such an onslaught...

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...

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...

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