"Everyone should have a chance to do this," gushed my sister Katy Frissora, speaking about our week together at the recent Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival in Greece. "See documentaries from all over the world and talk to the directors afterwards. It makes you think. Plus, the Greeks are so wonderful!"
Restoring domestic demand needs to be Greece's economic policy emphasis. Despite any downsides, a parallel currency that supports an employment guarantee program would be a U-turn towards rebuilding the population's purchasing power -- and rebuilding Greece's ravished economy.
These trips inspire us to head out to the far reaches of the Earth in search of wild, rugged lands, unique cultures, and unforgettable experiences.
It came to me, while walking home in one of our most recent snowstorms that appear to have become sine qua non for New York. The epiphany. I was close...
What needs to be remembered -- against populist demagogy blaming European institutions for social distress -- is that Europe has already changed our lives for the better.
Greece has always been a place of rediscovery for Barclay, but she wonders, "Can a Greek island be a good cure for love?"
A recent essay in The Economist examines what's gone wrong with democracy. The last quarter of the twentieth century was a heyday for democracy as n...
Turmoil in Emerging Markets hit investor confidence in January and, after a stellar February, the crisis in the Ukraine could lead to profit taking this month.
There is a feeling among the public that something is wrong, out of balance in the American economy, even though pundits assure us everything is looking good. The U.S. financial sector has recovered from the crash, but the "real" economy hasn't.
Ever been stuck in one of those blindingly hot, summer traffic jams on the New Jersey turnpike? How many games of "20 Questions" did you get through w...
With roots in the Christian celebrations leading up to Lent, a time of fasting and restraint, this is the time of year to let loose.
Greece needs to put an end to fiscal austerity and abandon the current reform program supported by its euro area partners and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
With just a few months until the upcoming double elections in Greece, the political system has never been more in a state of flux across the political spectrum.
The unique natural environment allows visitors to hike among the pine and cypress trees, or swim in the turquoise waters.
If all the other colors within our American spectrum remain silently invisible and choose to not unite under the shared banner of human rights--which is all-inclusive--I have to say, I agree with David Bowie's old hit, this is not America.
With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.