PARIS | Friday night: Europe’s brightest city falls into terror’s darkness. More than 120 people unjustifiably lose their lives. They were out: watching a game, attending a concert, eating at their favourite restaurant, proposing to their future partner. They lost their lives at the hands of hateful religious extremists with warped ideas about the world. What happened? […]Read More Paris: Obscurity, Intricacy and Terror
In the Case of Greece, Everyone is Wrong (And Right) For the past 5 years, I’ve seen my own opinion on Greece and the Greek crisis constantly shift. First I was harsh, Professor VanDeveer had made it clear at my time at Harvard, that the Ancient Athenians were very harsh to the Melians (see “Melian Dialogue”). […]Read More Enough: In the Case of Greece, Everyone is Wrong
A confusing infographic representing a confusing referendum, voted for by a confused nation.Read More Infographic: What was Greece voting for?
The METAPHOR You’ve lost your job, your child was given a detention, you’ve had a drink or two. Your partner tries to be supportive but in the heat of the previous events you begin to question your relationship, everything your partner does is wrong, stinks, is unfair – but you have a child together. You […]Read More Greece seeking space to breathe
I’m Greek. I’ve never lived in this country. I was born here though. I grew up away from Greece. Like most of us, Greeks who grow up abroad, we are taught, from a very young age to love our country, our history, our culture – sometimes, very often actually, too much. A myth is created […]Read More Envision Greece and its future
Continuing to enlarge the European Union’s borders, expanding its political union and introducing new policies and agendas to extend the relationships between EU countries should and is a political priority. But how can the Commission and the governments of each member-state continue to work towards its evolution when the people are not driven or in […]Read More Sustaining European growth and integration within the current EU context
In his speech following yesterdays election, Prime Minister-elect Alexis Tsipras sailed between big promises of European unity, national reconstruction and reforms and policies that will help Greece and the EU move towards a more prosperous relationship. But how many of its promises can the leftist party accomplish? Syriza and Alexis Tsipras have promised to work on what they […]Read More Promised hope returns as Greece votes Left
They were stolen from Greece in the 19th century by, Thomas Bruce, or as Greeks call him “Lord Elgin“. Since 1836, the Greek government has fought, through diplomatic missions, for the return of the Parthenon marbles and it has been remained the most important disagreement between the two countries, Greece and the United Kingdom. The Parthenon […]Read More The Return Of The Parthenon Marbles To Athens A Hitlerian Agenda?
This is a provocative article; read at your own discretion. John F. Kennedy said that war would exist until that distant day when the individuals who claim the right to refuse to perform military service, on the grounds of freedom of thought or conscience, enjoy the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does. Wars seem to […]Read More Would you die for your country?
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Have you ever wondered how the media chooses what to write about and what to cover? To answer that we have to go back and define what the media means to the world today, which is nothing. The […]Read More Ignorance in the Media Deriving directly from the ignorance within us.
Dear Friend, Yeah I’m talking to you. I hear you think of Brazil and think of beaches, girls in heels, football tricks, oversized asses and endless partying. Sorry to ruin your dream, but the party is over. It has probably been over for many years but you haven’t been told. Here we export, we do […]Read More A letter from Brazil
Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. But Mandela will never die. The ideas, ideals, values and beliefs of this great man remain with us and for the rest of humanity, for as long as we exist, Mandela will exist within us. 20 years ago the world was singing “Free Nelson Mandela” and […]Read More Thank You Nelson Mandela
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When it comes to the portrayal and treatment of women in the media, we’ve come a long way since the Mad Men era. And yet, in 2013, it’s still not unusual to hear messages like “I’m not saying she deserved to be raped, but…” or “Women just aren’t as good at…
I’m not feeling nostalgic, not more than the usual, but I am sitting here reminiscing about a few things that have happened. Tomorrow I turn 20. That’s a big one, I think; two decades! I still have memories of visiting my brother and my sister (my closest friends) at their home in Weimershof, Kirchberg in […]Read More A few thoughts from my last day as a teenager
A TEDtalk about a woman trying to find Mr.Right. What is amazing about this video is the moral of the story. “Don’t settle”. Amy Webb tried online dating and found out it wasn’t that easy to find the right guy. The dates didn’t always go very well. So, she, a fan of data started making […]Read More She “hacked” online dating