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Notes From a Dive Bar: Ulysses Walks Into a Bar
works in a dive bar
Thessaloniki -- Heart of Macedonia
Barry D. Wood
columnist, economics journalist
It is tragic that a geo-political argument prevents Thessaloniki from being fully integrated with its traditional hinterland. The problem is the rancorous, silly dispute between the Macedonian region of former Yugoslavia and Greece that has dragged on, impeding regional progress for two decades.
Why the West Plunders Greece
Scholar and author of several books, including , "Poison Sprin...
Time for a New Revolution in Lebanon?
Journalist and political analyst
This one is being carried out by short sighed and ego-centric politicians, who occupy government portfolios and seats in the national parliament. Is it time for a new revolution?
Wishing To Be A Boy
Author, 'Rosemary and Bitter Oranges'
Having been told that I couldn't be a ballet dancer, I asked my mother to allow me at least to take fencing classes. Horrified by the idea, she replied that it wasn't a dignified activity for (here we go again!) a girl from a
Are We Not Romans?
Professor at The Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Pr...
Americans like to compare themselves to old Romans, especially those martial neocons-of-the-soft-hands and their adder-tongued women. But hearken:
It may be a fair analogy
Arabia Felix 103: Despite Crippling Travails, Yemen Draws Eager Tourists
Director of Media Unlimited in Lebanon
The inhospitable terrain, weather and occasional kidnapping of foreigners may keep the faint-hearted at bay, but itinerant archeologists, scholars and adventure seekers still flock to Arabia Felix.
Roman Ship Graveyard Discovered Off Italian Coast
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