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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.

After Bruce Willis was said to have demanded $4 million for four days of filming one of the Expendables series’ films in Bulgaria, Sylvester Stallone properly called him out and said: “Greedy and lazy, a sure formula for career failure.

After Bruce Willis was said to have demanded $4 million for four days of filming one of the Expendables series’ films in Bulgaria, Sylvester Stallone properly called him out and said: “Greedy and lazy, a sure formula for career failure.

Living in a world where challenging if not frightening global issues arise, such as wars, COVID-19, poverty, and terrorism, millennials are daily exposed to large amounts of information about such events, leading to desensitization.

Living in a world where challenging if not frightening global issues arise, such as wars, COVID-19, poverty, and terrorism, millennials are daily exposed to large amounts of information about such events, leading to desensitization.

I am Emin Bey, a counsellor and interpreter to our Ottoman Embassy in Berlin.

I am Emin Bey, a counsellor and interpreter to our Ottoman Embassy in Berlin.

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A Transatlantic Misunderstanding

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.

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.

Ask Stavroula: My Husband Hired His Child and Not Mine

Dear Stavroula, I am a widow with a 26 year old son and remarried 15 years ago.

Dear Stavroula, I am a widow with a 26 year old son and remarried 15 years ago.

The Greek Sneak: The Thorny Side of Giannis’ Rosy Story

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’.

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’.

Digging Those Good Vibrations, High Desert Style

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’.

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’.

This Week in History: May 20th to 26th

MAY 20TH: On this day in 1941, the Battle of Crete began.

MAY 20TH: On this day in 1941, the Battle of Crete began.

Greek-American Stories: Easy Come, Easy Go

The guys around the table at Dixon’s that Sunday were anxious to see Yiannis.

The guys around the table at Dixon’s that Sunday were anxious to see Yiannis.

Letter from Athens: Only One Place in Greece for Muslims to Bury Dead

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.

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 Premier’s Visit to Washington: A Chance to Recover Greece’s Philotimo

The fighting in Ukraine seems increasingly like an eerie preview of World War III.

The fighting in Ukraine seems increasingly like an eerie preview of World War III.

Religion and Social Conflict

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.

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.

This Week in History: May 13th to 19th

MAY 14TH: On this day in 1962, Princess Sophia of Greece married Don Juan Carlos of Spain.

MAY 14TH: On this day in 1962, Princess Sophia of Greece married Don Juan Carlos of Spain.

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