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Greek Economic Crisis

No Way Out: A 21st Century Greek Tragedy

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 08.10.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

The EU cannot acknowledge that Greece is bankrupt or that its Greek debts are uncollectible because, at least for now, no European leader wants to take blame for losing billions of Euros of national wealth.

The Figs of Melos

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 10.13.2013 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

During my July 2013 travels in Greece, I spent a few days in Melos, an island with the largest harbor in the Aegean. I stayed in a house with severa...

What if... Movie Screening Premiere in New York

Anastasia Roumelioti | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts
Anastasia Roumelioti

I am writing about the film as a person who enjoys movies that offer food for thought and as a Greek who lives in New York. What if... is a very good production with an excellent choice of music and a story that makes you think and revaluate things. I connected to the movie in many ways

Greece: Time for a Peaceful Revolution

Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin | Posted 10.30.2012 | World
Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin

For many young Greeks who face a record 50 percent unemployment rate, immigration seems to be the only practical option. Societal values are changing as different attitudes are evolving.

The Greek Crisis As Ancient Myth

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.24.2012 | Home

ATHENS, Greece — In Greek mythology, King Sisyphus pushed a boulder up a hill, over and over, forever, in a futile exercise that a few commentat...

The Unmotivated Electorate

Michael Radou Moussou | Posted 08.16.2012 | World
Michael Radou Moussou

The general election of June 17 is like no other election in the history of our country, and no candidate seems to be addressing the one ingredient that could make a great difference: the sense of honor deeply engrained in every Greek.

Who Will Win? Erratic Greek Polls Show Huge Uncertainty

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

ATHENS, June 1 (Reuters) - Greece's June 17 national election is being cast as make-or-break for its future in the euro and the currency bloc itself...

Greece: A Teenage Nation

Maria Paravantes | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
Maria Paravantes

The world may be talking about the upcoming Greek elections but the Greeks -- true to their adolescent hearts -- are out in the sun swimming, tanning, drinking coffee and enjoying the moment. Tomorrow is another day.

Greek Debt Crisis Worsens: Prime Minister George Papandreou Admits Another €110 Billion Needed To Prevent Default

Sheldon Filger | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

I was not alone in being skeptical as the first European/IMF bailout package was cobbled together last year when the Greek sovereign debt crisis first...

The Coming Greek Debt Bubble

Baseline Scenario | Peter Boone and Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bubbles are back as a topic of serious discussion, as they were before the financial crisis. The questions are: (1) can you spot bubbles, (2) can pol...