As Covid Cases Rise and Elections Approach, Stay Focused on the Long Term Says...

With the US election around the corner and the Coronavirus pandemic advancing we asked Greek American financial guru John Calamos to offer advice for...

Why the US and the West Need Another Renaissance

By Evaggelos Vallianatos Black Death Giovanni Boccaccio was thirty-five when he wrote The Decameron (Ten Days), a masterpiece of stories about the 1347-1348 plague of Black...

Can We Hack the Brain? Doubts Over Elon Musk’s Grand Project

By Andrew Jackson, Professor of Neural Interfaces, Newcastle University If thoughts, feelings and other mental activities are nothing more than electrochemical signals flowing around a...

Calamos Expresses Cautious Optimism in New Economic Outlook Analysis

Over recent months, Calamos Investments has expressed cautious optimism for a V-shaped economic recovery, and an expectation that the downturn would be severe but short-lived.

Mask-Wearing May Lead to Taking More Risks, Experts Fear

By Alex Hornstein and Konrad Grabiszewski Governments all around the world are trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Making it mandatory for people...

Former Banker Leaves US to Reconnect with Parents’ Homeland in Greece

Peter Manuselis was once in many ways a typical Greek-American -- but growing up in North Canton, Ohio with his immigrant parents, he simply...

Post American Schadenfreude: The End of the USA As We Know It?

Cultures have long understood man’s very real capacity for taking pleasure in another’s misfortune. The Greeks described epichairekakia (epi, over, chairo, rejoice, kakia, disgrace). The Romans spoke...

O Giorgakis Mas (Our Boy George)

Teaching an American presidential politics class this fall has been quite an exhilarating academic journey. Teaching it as a Greek American, another matter entirely....

Will President Trump Force Greece Out of the Eurozone?

  By Thanos Dimadis* Trump’s presidency is likely to face its first Eurozone test within a few months with an imminent default by Greece on its...

A Greek Christmas Gift from My CIA Father

  By Leslie Absher Over thirty Christmases ago, my father gave me something it took many years to understand. It was the end of 1984 and...

Thea Halo Replies to Greek Education Minister’s Rejection of the Pontic Genocide

Thea Halo, the author of "Not Even My Name" and daughter of Sano Halo, the Grandmother of all Pontic Greeks, as they used to...

Op-ed: Setting the Record Straight on Cyprus

American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis responds to a guest commentary authored by Mr. Mehmet Mustafaoglu that was published May 1, 2015 in...

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