Greece’s Tough 2011: What Role Should the Greek-American Community Play in 2012

2011 was a very difficult year for Greece. In our conversations with unsuspecting full-blooded Americans, we, as Greek-Americans, went from our normal boasting about...

St. Nicholas: The Saint of the One Percent

On Dec. 6 Christians celebrate the life of Saint Nicholas, a wealthy Greek bishop who lived in Myra, Lycia, and was known to help...

Has President Obama Met the Expectations of Greek Americans?

*By Nick Larigakis Less than a year from now Americans will be going to the polls to vote. Up for election are the office of President,...

Does marrying a fellow Greek make life easier?

As a ‘seasoned’ individual, having experienced both sides of the Greek/non-Greek fence where marriage is concerned, I feel somewhat qualified to address this topic...

Blind Support of Overregulation Seems Irresponsible

By Thomas Belesis Since Barack Obama took office, $38 billion in new major regulations have been introduced, imposing an unprecedented burden on businesses, according to last month’s...

What Greece really needs from us right now

By Gregory Pappas An article I read on CNN.com prompted me to take stylus to iPad and begin writing this commentary. The article talked about...

Why Greek-Americans Are so ‘Churchy’ . . .

When visiting Greece, I am often asked by native-born Greeks why Greek-Americans are so ‘churchy’ – we sing in church choirs, attend church fairly...

Love matters

Falling in love is an international trade. It happens everywhere. We all crave falling in love, one way or another. How we handle it,...

Corrupting Two Languages at Once

Do you fit into the category of hyphenated Americans who (1) learned the foreign words for everyday objects before you learned the English words...

Greek, Married and Political Opposites

The recent elections went by without a hitch in our household. And how can that happen, you may ask, when my husband and I...

Designer lifestyles

I don't remember ever looking at a co-worker, student or managing director, for that matter, in the U.S. and thinking 'Wow! Isn't she what...

9/11 and the (Greek) American Identity Crisis

By George Schira* - New York City marked the ninth anniversary of September 11, 2001 this year, a year shy of a decade, at...

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