Opinion

How Will The Coronavirus Affect The Megacities Of The World?

If you don’t live in one of the gigantic megacities dotted around our globe you might imagine them to resemble a zombie film right now, where all the citizens have fled to the safer rural areas, and their many...

Earth’s Climate at a Crossroads After Worldwide Industrial Standstill

The extremely rapid transmission rate of the coronavirus this Spring has resulted in governments around the world ordering their citizens to stay inside for at least 2-3 weeks, with many also banning all international arrivals and even all non-essential...

Cyprus Presidential Elections 2018

The election campaign for the Cyprus presidency continues complete with bitter accusations and counter-accusations of the worst kind – the knives are out! Personally, I made up my mind long ago and I will join thousands of other citizens...

Why Is Achilles Never Greek in Hollywood?

There is a more important question to ask than why Greek warrior Achilles is portrayed by a black actor in the new "Troy" series. Most of you reading this have by now heard, and probably expressed a strong opinion on,...

Class-oriented Policies and Shameless Populism in the Greek Spin

The recent government decision to use its primary budget surplus in order to distribute a “social dividend” comes with yet another class-oriented policy spin. In the three years it has been in power, the SYRIZA-led government has a string...

Brexit, Grexit and the evolution of Europe

Opinion article by Panos T. Xenokostas* The British people last week did not make a choice but rather a prediction. A prediction which the average citizen of the EU countries realizes through his own life. Without a political union, without...

Greek Dolmades, the New Sushi [video]

It’s all “Sushi” to me The phrase "it’s all Greek to me” is known worldwide and when one thinks of Greece, one  thinks of the Acropolis, stunning beaches, the dreamy islands, and of course Greek food. Greece has a traditional Mediterranean cuisine...

The Greek debt crisis was announced to the world 6 years ago….are we any nearer to ending it?

On October 4th 2009, the center-left PASOK party, led by George Papandreou, defeated Kostas Karamanlis after 5 years of New Democracy rule. While the murmurings of a debt problem had surfaced in the run-up to the elections, none of the...

AKAMAS Is Doomed

Well...let me tell you something. I have come to the conclusion that Cyprus deserves what it has coming to it! It's biggest enemy are its own citizens who hardly give a damn what happens to it because they fail...

Idomeni Migrant Camp Speaks Volumes of Greek Administrative Inefficiency and Makes Mockery of EU Pledges to Human Rights

Greece has begun refugee transfers from the Greek border town of Idomeni where some 13,00 people are stuck after Balkan countries completely sealed off the migrant trail as part of an EU plan, although Germany has publicly denounced the...