Grasping at Straws to Save Europe

- March 21, 2016

  What exactly was Angela Merkel thinking in her agreement with Erdogan? This was a replay of the August 2015 dramatic confrontation with Tsipras, but […]

The Ancient Greek Healing Tradition

- March 15, 2016

    In the Western world there are clear references to the Hippocratic medicine, and particularly to its morality. Nevertheless, the specific practices applied at […]

Voters: Be Careful What You Wish For

- March 15, 2016

The victories of two far-right parties in German elections has made the clouds overhanging Europe even darker and overcasts Greece too.

America and the Refugee Crisis

- March 13, 2016

Except for Greece and Germany, other countries have indulged in lecturing and in building walls and shut the door on refugees and migrants.

Fortress Europe: Retreat to Nationalism

- March 11, 2016

  The European dream was predicated on three fundamental principles: free trade, a uniform legal code, and open borders. Later, a common currency became a […]

Winning the Greek Vote a Big Deal

- March 9, 2016

Whoever the Democrat and Republican nominees for thePpresidency of the United States will be, one thing’s for sure: every vote will count.

Has Europe Hit the Tipping Point? 

- March 6, 2016

    Has the European Union hit the tipping point (which Merriam-Webster dictionary defines as “the critical point in a situation, process, or system beyond […]