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
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
This is absolutely unorthodox. The move will bring more oil to the fire between Athens and Berlin and the people of the countries respectively. The heavy austerity measures and the dedication of the Greek people to reboost the economy has made Fitch Ratings to upgrade its sovereign credit rating for Greece, nontheless the people are […]Read More Should Greece claim reparations from Germany for World War II?
Do not listen to them. And do not follow them. Do Not blame Merkel. Quite the opposite. Based on the specifications of the economic and political model adopted by Greece, Merkel’s hard line is the only way out of the crisis. Do you not agree? Alright. What is it Merkel wants? Each eurozone country should be […]Read More Merkel, Germany and Greece
I dare you to read and comment, for it is hard to accept the truth. The European Schools are co-educational schools providing nursery, primary and secondary. They are established to provide free education for children of personnel of the European Institutions and leading to the European Baccalaureate. Other children may be admitted subject to the […]Read More European Schools, an example of European education or a failure to unite our history?