English Words Originated From Homer's Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

Trump Invokes Racists Remarks by Jimmy the Greek: 'He was doing OK 'til he...

Perhaps there is a sense of national numbness in the USA after enduring month after month of racial slurs coming from the presumptive Republican...

Barack Obama: our new President.

I woke up this morning (or should I say yesterday morning) both elated and scared. Dead scared. Elated the moment of truth was here....

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...

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...

Family time

Easter, Christmas, weddings, anniversaries, baptisms, all fall into the category of "family time". Family time involves organizing & emotionally preparing oneself(if wise), packing, traveling,...

Why Greek-Style Strikes Can't Happen in America

If you awoke today in Athens – and before you went to bed last night – one of your first duties would be to...

A Greek-American Proposition to the Greek Crisis

By John Kalafatis* - Throughout the ongoing developments regarding Greece's predicament, I have yet to come across a thorough and logical analysis as to...

Why plane tickets to Greece have reached a record high now?

Greek-Americans are a group of people who have contributed a great deal to Greek tourism, especially during hard economic times. Summertime has arrived and...

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,...

Bad Economy

The economy in Greece is bad just the way it was in the US a few months back and a fuss needed to be...

FT: Worrying Predictions for Eurozone Living Standards

The Financial Times published an article revealing a startling prediction that was made by the European Commission. According to the author of the article,...

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