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Greek Diaspora

A Global Effort for Greece

Andrew N. Liveris | Posted 01.20.2015 | Media
Andrew N. Liveris

There are millions of Greeks like me around the world, born overseas but drawn to our homeland. We grew up hearing stories from our parents and grandparents about our heroes and our history. And no matter our heritage, our accent, or our current address, we feel a special connection to Greece.

Reflections on America From Greece

Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos | Posted 07.08.2013 | Books
Ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos

In the United States, nobody needs to remind people of their own role or their own power in creating the future they want to see. Perhaps it is something that is almost written into your cultural DNA, a desire to answer your Founding Fathers' call to create a "more perfect union."

The Greek Diaspora: A People Neglected

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

This may just be the Greek state's last chance to help the Greek Diaspora reach its full potential and become a force that can eventually be instrumental in bringing Greece, once again, back from the brink.

It Is Time to Let Hope out of Pandora's Box

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 02.22.2013 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

We can no longer sit back with cynicism in our hearts and minds and complain about the corrupt system, the bribes, and the low-life politicians. Today, the average Greek is suffering -- and it's not his or her fault, but the fault of a small -- but powerful percentage of people who have raped the nation.

G(r)eek Brains: Not in Crisis. Drain No More?

Niovi Christopoulou | Posted 07.27.2012 | World
Niovi Christopoulou

It is not a secret among these in the know that Greece could and should develop its information technology sector: Greece's strength is Greek human talent, namely its talented engineers.

The Role of the Greek Diaspora: Save Greece or Help It Save Itself? (Or C: Do Nothing)

Aphrodite Bouikidis | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Aphrodite Bouikidis

Greek diaspora groups can play a role in helping Greeks address their political, economic and social crisis, but only if they do so with those in Greece that are building the foundations of a more prosperous, equitable and healthy future.