Right outside Greece’s Finance Ministry in Athens, you can find a gallant band of cleaning ladies protesting their firing at the hands of a heartless government.
Greeks have been fighting each other since the days of the City-States and Peloponnesian War, and now it goes on under a different method: politics.
Nobody fought the Nazis more ferociously than did Greeks in WWII, so why do so many Greeks embrace the Golden Dawn neo-Nazis and anti-Semitism?
One of the most accepted disgraces in Greece is that developers have bought up or flat out stolen much of the prime seafront property, particularly in Athens.
It couldn’t come fast enough for Greece: the end of PASOK and demise of the people who destroyed the party, former premier George Papandreou and non-leader Evangelos Venizelos.
Greece’s plans to build a state-sanctioned official mosque in Athens have run into opposition from a mayoral candidate from the ruling party and the ultra-extremist Golden Dawn party.
You know the American saying that “Money talks, and BS walks?” Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras must have picked it up during his years at Amherst College.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who’s led a privileged life, has been touting what he calls a burgeoning “success story,” for Greece, but he doesn’t see what harsh austerity measures have done to many Greeks.
While the rich prosper, most Greeks relying on a broken-down health care system are dying because of cutbacks, even in essential supplies.
A few years ago, only six people in Greece reported incomes of more than one million euros, but there are thousands of them, dripping with avarice.