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Editing the Words of that “Male Chauvinist” Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Editing the Words of that “Male Chauvinist” Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is to judicial activism what Antonin Scalia is to originalist jurisprudence: a recently deceased standard bearer now revered as an icon.
Ironically, Trump May Be an Impediment to Trumpian Republicanism

Ironically, Trump May Be an Impediment to Trumpian Republicanism

Pardon the cliché, but three years in American politics is an eternity.
Because Ouzo Isn’t Just From Mytilene… A Guide to the Ouza of Chios

Because Ouzo Isn’t Just From Mytilene… A Guide to the Ouza of Chios

Of all the alcoholic beverages consumed in Greece – from beer to wine to whiskey to vodka to gin – none is more quintessentially Hellenic than ouzo.
AOC is More like DJT Than Dems or Reps Will Admit

AOC is More like DJT Than Dems or Reps Will Admit

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – or “AOC” as she is referred to by supporters and detractors alike – is something of an “accidental congresswoman.
Mayoral Candidate Paul Vallas’ “Marshall Plan” for Troubled Chicago

Mayoral Candidate Paul Vallas’ “Marshall Plan” for Troubled Chicago

CHICAGO, IL – Paul Vallas, a 65-year-old born and raised Chicagoan of Greek descent – all four of his grandparents hail from the Peloponnese – has served as that city’s Budget Director and head of its public schools.
Nomiki Konst, Anti-Corruption Champion, Runs for New York City Public Advocate

Nomiki Konst, Anti-Corruption Champion, Runs for New York City Public Advocate

NEW YORK – We last featured Nomiki Konst on the front page of our March 19, 2016 edition (“Nomiki Konst: the Face of 2016 Politics on TV”) when in the heat of that year’s presidential campaign, the Arizona-born New Yorker with roots in Northern Epiros, Kefalonia, and Kalymnos (the family name was originally Konstantakis), a staunch Bernie Sanders supporter, was working to help her candidate capture the Democratic presidential nomination (he ultimately fell short after a very strong challenge), and she was featured on numerous national television networks throughout the race.
Steve Christopoulos: He Was My Friend for a Month

Steve Christopoulos: He Was My Friend for a Month

On May 29, I didn’t even know that Steve Christopoulos existed.
What to Do on a Rainy Florida Day: Party with Nisyrians

What to Do on a Rainy Florida Day: Party with Nisyrians

SAFETY HARBOR, FL – The Nisyros Society of Florida, in its 25th year, had a picnic on May 20 at Philippe Park in Safety Harbor, one of the many Florida Gulf Coast towns in the Tampa/Clearwater area with a noticeable Greek population – the heaviest presence being in Tarpon Springs.
Tarpon Springs Voted Best Historic Small Town in U.S.

Tarpon Springs Voted Best Historic Small Town in U.S.

TARPON SPRINGS, FL – USA Today announced on May 18 that its readers selected the top-10 historic small towns in the United States, with the Florida Gulf Coast town of Tarpon Springs emerging as number one.
AHEPA in Reading, PA Celebrates its 93rd Anniversary

AHEPA in Reading, PA Celebrates its 93rd Anniversary

READING, PA – “Never underestimate the power of your character.