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Foundation Launches Young Leadership Experience to Hellas (Greece)

Jim Luce | Posted 01.11.2016 | Impact
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Jim Luce

Much of science, medicine, mathematics, theater, music and art come to us from ancient Greece, representing the highest of human virtues. This fascinating world of Gods, majestic temples, and stunning antiquities will be the experience of a lifetime.

Fund Launch for Kids in Greece Characterized by Ancient Hellenic Ideals

Jim Luce | Posted 12.21.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

The recent launch of the J. Luce Foundation's Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece -- whether economically distressed, orphaned, or refugee -- was an enormous success. Held at an elegant Upper East Side Greek restaurant, the event gathered over sixty people of goodwill who care about children, any children, who suffer in Greece.

So Many in Need, It's Hopeless? Quandary of Assisting Youth in Greece

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

The needs of children and young adults in Greece are enormous. The problems there are so insurmountable that the Greek government alone cannot solve t...

Greek Government Signals New Concessions As Debt Talks Deadline Looms

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, June 20 (Reuters) - Greece's left-wing government promised on Saturday to offer concessio...

Syriza's First 'Defeat' -- What Does It Mean?

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 04.26.2015 | World
Thanos Dimadis

For the moment what matters for the vast majority of Greek people is that for the first time they feel they have a government which, despite its compromises, has proved that it made its best effort to bring Europe back to the table for a fair and equal negotiation about the terms of the Greek bailout program.

Defiance, Greek Style

Anastasia Rubis | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
Anastasia Rubis

Reading and watching news of Syriza party's attempts to renegotiate a bailout agreement with the EU and ease austerity in what they term a humanitarian crisis for the Greek people, I've traded doubt and discomfort for a new feeling: respect.

Greece Wants No More Bailout Money With Strings

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2015 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas and Jan Strupczewski ATHENS/BRUSSELS, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Greece's new leftist-led government, isolated in the euro zone and un...

A Note on Greek Elections and Our New Movement (KINIMA)

George Papandreou | Posted 03.27.2015 | World
George Papandreou

As Greeks head to the polls today, I would like to share some of my thoughts with you on the current political situation and my decision to create a new party, the Movement of Democratic Socialists.

Nikos Romanos: From Aggressor to Victim

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 02.02.2015 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

The Greek state has an uncanny ability to haphazardly follow the letter of the law, often neglecting the wider picture, thereby creating issues that tend to cause an uproar without there being any sound substantial reason.

Greek Govt Back At Table To End State TV Crisis

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS and NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's governing coalition failed to end a political crisis triggered by the closure of state broadcaster ERT, but said talks...

Greece's Dilemma: Too Much Austerity and Too Many Demons

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Greece continues to operate under a client-based political system that nurtures a nepotistic and bloated bureaucracy -- even after five years of crisis and cutbacks.

The Curse of Greek Public Sector Authoritarianism

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

In the country's airports and at its cruise terminals, there can be no further room for intolerant officials. They must be held to the highest standards if the country is to achieve the position it hopes to command on the world tourist map.

Strawberry Fields in Blood

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I feel shame, disgust and horror for what happened in New Manolada, Greece this week. I feel I must apologize for the Greek monsters who blindly opene...

Greece's Daily Torment

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Trapped by the relentless demands of its northern European partners, Greece has become a disturbing model of idleness and stagnation.

French Kiss

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Yes, it is true, Francois Hollande went to Greece. Unfortunately, he had nothing of substance to offer the Greek people.

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Greek Journalist for Publishing 'Lagarde List'

Michael Nevradakis | Posted 12.30.2012 | World
Michael Nevradakis

In a shocking affront to democracy and freedom of speech, Greek prosecutors have ordered the immediate arrest of journalist Kostas Vaxevanis. This comes after the publication of the so-called "Lagarde List," containing the names of 1,991 Greeks with Swiss bank accounts.

Greece To Use 'Alarming' Data In Bid To Renegotiate Bailout

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 09.02.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new government will present "alarming" data on its recession and unemployment to international debt inspectors this w...

Greece Has Government, Head Of Country's Socialist Party Says

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece moved to end its protracted political impasse Wednesday, swearing in a new prime minister to lead a largely pro-bailout ...

Greek Parities Coming Together To Renegotiate Bailout's Tough Austerity Terms

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

* Conservative-led coalition agreed, cabinet posts unclear * PASOK, Democratic Left to provide backing, not top leaders ...

Greece Sets Date For Crucial Elections

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A senior judge was sworn in Wednesday to head Greece's caretaker government for a month as the debt-crippled country lurches t...

Greece Reportedly Faces New Elections After Failed Government Talks

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

By Lefteris Papadimas and Dina Kyriakidou ATHENS, May 15 (Reuters) - Greece will hold a new election after politicians failed to form ...

Hey Greece, Forget The EU, The Internet Is Coming To Your Rescue

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Greek protesters, European finance ministers, and central bankers: you can go back home now. Financial markets, rest easy. Greece has been saved. Sort...

The World's Most Indebted Countries

24/7 Wall St. | Michael Sauter, Charles Stockdale, Ashley Allen | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The Greek government on Sunday agreed to drastic austerity measures in the hopes of securing a 130 billion euro bailout from inter...

Greece Deserves Better Than Placemats and Paper Cups, Mister Minister

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Greece's brilliant marketers have resorted to adding the "visit Greece" slogan on seven million placemats that will grace the tables of thousands of diners up and down the Northeast corridor of the United States. Dumfounded describes my initial reaction.

After Euro Debacle, Greek Government Verging On Collapse

Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

The Greek government teetered on the brink of collapse on Thursday over plans for a referendum on a euro zone bailout, with defections from the ru...