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The Trumponomics At Hand

James Carville achieved media fame when speaking for the Bill Clinton campaign in 1992, he snarled, “It’s the economy, stupid.” President-elect Trump’s slogan of “Make America Great Again,” echoes that sentiment. With the presidency of Donald Trump about to begin, considering what the likely future course of the economy might…

The Carrier Mirage

This past November, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted that he had convinced Carrier corporation to halt the transfer of over a thousand jobs to Mexico. This news made me wonder if Trump was going to be more effective at keeping jobs in America than I had thought. But once I got…

The National Herald, A Thousand Issues Young

The National Herald is not only a crown jewel in Greek-American publishing but also a crown jewel in American publishing. During the time the Herald was publishing one thousand issues on a regular basis, hundreds of American print publications were going out of business. Examples of that phenomenon are that…

The Final Presidential Hurrahs

Our tortuously long and toxic presidential campaign is in its final days. Given that none of the candidates have spoken about Greece, Cyprus, or embattled Orthodoxy, Greek Americans must make a choice based on each candidate’s general domestic and foreign policy proposals. The essence of each candidate’s character and the…

AGORA: How will Bernie Supporters Vote?

Dan Georgakas and Constantinos Scaros, in their latest AGORA installment, discuss how Bernie Sanders supporters might vote on November 8. GEORGAKAS PRESENTS HIS POINT OF VIEW Dino, Bernie Sanders received 13 million votes in the Democratic primaries, just a tad below the 14 million for Trump in the Republican primaries.…

The Veepicks: Making Sense out of Pence, Praising Kaine

Dan Georgakas and Constantinos E. Scaros discuss the vice presidential nominees, Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence.

We Know the Problems in Syria – What’s the Solution?

In the latest installment of AGORA, Dan Georgakas and Constantinos Scaros exchange ideas about Syria and where we should go from here. GEORGAKAS PRESENTS HIS POINT OF VIEW Dino, if you ask almost any American their priority for the Middle East they will answer: the destruction of ISIS. This objective,…

AGORA Debate: Donald Trump – Great Divider of Victim of Defamation?

Dan Georgakas and Dino Scaros agree more often than not, but not this time! In assessing Donald Trump's presidential candidacy, the Agora writers have much to debate. GEORGAKAS PRESENTS HIS POINT OF VIEW Dino, racial slurs have been a hallmark of Donald Trump’s public discourse. He, unfortunately, is not a…