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The Greek Language is the Greatest Ambassador of Hellenism

With over 3,400 years of documented history, the Greek language has heavily influenced all other western languages. By Ada Leivada Whenever Greece faces challenges to its public image, such as it recently did during last decade’s devastating financial crisis, its greatest...

How the Athens Polytechnic Uprising Ideals Lost their Glow

The Athens Polytechnic uprising anniversary on November 17 against the military dictatorship in Greece has lost its glow and it is often marred by clashes between police and extreme left groups. In November 1973, it had been six and a...

Greek-Italian Cuisine Fusion Led to Creation of Mediterranean Diet

Italian cuisine and Greek cuisine: the history, differences and common traits in the cuisines we all love is a fascinating journey into the past, showing that there was a fusion of Greek-Italian cuisine in historical times that comes down to...

Acropolis Museum in Athens Deserves to Welcome Parthenon Sculptures

UNESCO recently called for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Athens from the British Museum, but the appeal has fallen on deaf ears. By Alexis Georgoulis - (MEP European Left) The day that UNESCO called for the return of the...

The Climate Medusa: Code Red for Humanity

Science has been warning us for decades about the Medusa of climate change. By Evaggelos Vallianatos  Humans thirst for certainty as they do for water. They want to know what to expect for tomorrow. They keep talking to each other to...

Greece Needs to Look at its Glorious Past for Renaissance

Greeks need to turn their eyes, and mind, to their ancient ancestors for inspiration and knowledge, because it was science and civilization from ancient Greece that built the foundations of our world. by Evaggelos Vallianatos The 200 years of modern Greek...

Is Lizzo Tarnishing Ancient Greek Culture with New Video?

The new music video by Lizzo has been accused by some in the social media as appropriating, pilfering and sullying Greek and Roman art. The American singer, whose real name is Melissa Viviane Jefferson has sparked debate around the theme of...

EU’s Double Standards on Migrant Crisis in Greece and Lithuania

Greece and Lithuania are looking for ways to curb the flow of migrants from Turkey and Belarus. However, just because the situations are similar, does not mean the EU has dealt with them the same. This piece compares the...

A Central Bank Cryptocurrency to Democratize Money

Central bank money has been showered, via private bankers, on the ultra-rich, while everyone else suffers stagnation and austerity. The time for change is now, and the way to do it is by creating central-bank cryptocurrency.