Dimas, Lambrakis, Give Away Their Good Names to Politicians
ATHENS – Since it’s apparent that new PASOK Anti-Socialist leader Evangelos “Mr. Tax Man,” Venizelos, the World Heavyweight Bombast Champion, is leading his party to defeat in the May 6 election, and as the leading New Democracy Capitalists are...
New Democracy, PASOK Still Sliding, Golden Dawn Rising
ATHENS – With less than a month before an expected election to choose a new leader, support is waning for the two major parties that have taken turns ruling Greece for more than 35 years, the New Democracy Conservatives...
What’s Really Riling Greeks? The Injustice of it All
ATHENS - The best news of the week was that Germany may be sending 160 tax auditors to Greece to – quote, unquote – “modernize the tax system,” which is really just code to go after tax evaders and...
Loverdos Bows Out of PASOK Race and Backs Venizelos
ATHENS – With the PASOK Socialist party imploding into near-nothingness and beset by infighting over who should be its new leader when former Prime Minister George Papandreou steps aside, just before new elections for Prime Minister are held, Health...
PASOK Loses Support as Papandreou Clings to Power
ATHENS – As former Prime Minister George Papandreou’s PASOK Socialists have fallen to new lows in surveys that show the party is in danger of being overtaken by the Democratic Left and even the Communists, he said he will...
Ephraim and Poutin Make … "Miracles"
Tens of thousands of Russians lined up outside the Christ the Savior Cathedral on Saturday for a[...]
Nov. 17: Get Ready for a Different Kind of Uprising
On Friday night, Nov. 16, 1973, police started facing off against protesters inside and outside the Athens[...]
So Much for Unity – Samaras Won’t Sign Troika Deal
ATHENS – Just a few days after Greece got a coalition government charged with pushing through more austerity measures to get a second bailout of $157 billion from international lenders, New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said he’ll refuse to...