Gains and Losses for Greece After the Birth of North Macedonia

The Greek and FYROM flags in front of Lake Prespa. File photo As of Monday, February 10, the little Balkan country north of Greece is...

Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Haunts Greece 10 Years Later

December 6, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas, an act that stands as...

How The Athens Polytechnic Uprising Ideals of Freedom and Democracy Lost their Glow

In November 1973, it had been six and a half years since Greece was placed under strict military rule. Opponents of the junta who...

The 10 Most Spectacular Lies and Backflips in Greek Politics in 2015

The year we're saying goodbye to started with turmoil in Greek politics. The New Democracy-PASOK coalition government was buckling under heavy pressure from the...

Germany vs Greece: It’s More Than Just a Soccer Game

Imagine being a Palestinian playing against Israel, a Tibetan playing against China or a Kurd playing against Turkey. Now, all three peoples I mentioned...

Is 2012 The Year Cretans Decide If They Want Out (from Greece)?

“Since Greece is such a geographically fragmented nation, do you think there is any movement for independence from any of the larger islands such...

The Tale of a Prime Minister: George A. Papandreou

It’s only've been two years since George Papandreou after an overwhelming victory moved to the[...]

A New Ancient Greek Drama a Long-Running Flop

The machinations between Prime Minister George Papandreou, a Socialist whose two years in office[...]

The Big Fat Greek Babel

While the Greek political turmoil and the fate of the Euro-zone still dominate most of Saturday's newspapers, Greece’s “national saviors” continue to fight like a married couple about who is going[...]

European “Union”: Goodnight and Good Luck, Greece

"You either keep your word and push the mid-term program immediately or you will not be given the next trench", said Troika officials to George Papandreou and Evangelos Venizelos. Surely it must[...]