Russia’s aggression in Ukraine has one big unintended consequence: it has sucked up all the oxygen supply to policy-making in Washington and other western capitals.
The racism and xenophobia that confronted Greek immigrants in America in the early twentieth century is well known in Greece mainly thanks to several documentaries carried by Greek television stations.
Dear Stavroula, I am a widow with a 26 year old son and remarried 15 years ago.
I started out this column referring to Giannis ‘The Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo as ‘The Greek Creep’, but in retrospect thought it a bit too harsh and self-edited it down to ‘The Greek Sneak’.
Having grown tired and restless from his job editing material for a hazardous waste company – “I was depressed and wasn’t engaged in the work” – Mark Roe was on the prowl for something fresh that would ‘sound the right chord’.
MAY 20TH: On this day in 1941, the Battle of Crete began.
The guys around the table at Dixon’s that Sunday were anxious to see Yiannis.
First they were denied a real place of worship in a country which demands religious tolerance for Greek Orthodoxy abroad but not for other religions in Greece, lip service aside.
The fighting in Ukraine seems increasingly like an eerie preview of World War III.
Living in a culture where the current motto is ‘speak up’, more and more people from all around the world are engaging in conversations which are important to them in all media and circumstances.