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...

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...

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...

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.

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....

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...

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...

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...

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