The title of today ‘s article goes back to by John Reed’s famous book about the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, Ten Days That Shook the World.
Brussels and Athens have proceeded with a coordinated effort to reassure the markets about the solvency of the Greek economy.
One day it dropped 273 points. The next day it soared by 274. On the third day there was a 335 point collapse.The fourth day it fell 223 points.
And suddenly, along with everything else, we are presented a new international menace, a rampant disease that has sprung up suddenly and terribly.
After his inauguration as President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Cyprus where he declared the solution was for two states.
Vice President Joe Biden does not hide his friendly feelings towards our community, which has backed him since his career began.
The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan gleamed from the presence of so many distinguished Greek-Americans from the U.S. and abroad.
Chrysanthos Lazaridis, formerly a member of our community, is a close adviser to Prime Minister Antonis Samaras but has forgotten his roots.
Chicago is so full of Hellenism and stalwart figures from the community, and home of a Greek museum that it’s a puzzle why there’s no Diaspora newspaper.
The news broke the routine of everyday life. Theodore Spyropoulos died. I knew that he was seriously ill. But I had hope. Like so many others.