Fotis Kapetopoulos

Life

Christos Tsiolkas talks about ‘Damascus’: The dawn of a new creed

‘Damascus’ is Christos Tsiolkas’ most demanding book. Based on Paul’s transformation from Saul and his travels, the novel seeps into one’s skin. It draws out dreams and creates sleepless nights. …

Life

Exhibition: ‘The Jews of Greece: Then and Now’

Last week up to 200 guests attended the opening of The Jews of Greece: Then and Now exhibition at the Hellenic Community in Northbridge. The Hellenic Community of Western Australia …

Dialogue

Trump’s decision to dump Kurds undermines America’s Enlightenment values

US President Trump’s announcement to withdraw troops from the Kurdish lead Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) controlled part of northeastern Syria is an abandonment of America’s (and Australia’s), Kurdish allies. It …

Dialogue

Greece: Time to open up the vote to the diaspora

The Hellenic Diaspora’s desire (or otherwise), to vote for Greek elections, has been a recurring theme over 100 years. Greeks enjoy the ‘right of return’ to their cultural patritha or …

News

Greek Australian pensioners confused over pension supplement

If you are a pensioner holidaying in Greece for more than six weeks you will lose your one-off Pension Supplement until you return to Australia. However you will continue to …

News

John Sitilides: fact-driven foreign policy fuels this Washington insider

John Sitilides is a geopolitical strategist, based in Washington DC, an insider. The U.S. Department of State is one of his key clients. He talks fast but with diamond sharp …

News

Be the voice of your community: Join the Victorian Multicultural Commission’s Regional Advisory Councils

The Agora may have become more complex than it was in Ancient Athens, however at its core it remains the same. If you want to impact on decisions you need …

News

Immigration Museum proposed name change seems to be off the table

Neos Kosmos on the 3rd of August reported on a proposed name change for the Immigration Museum. The uproar arose after a Herald Sun report, indicated the Immigration Museum was …

Dialogue

Let’s really separate the church from the state

The new Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia, Archbishop Makarios recently addressed a pro-life rally in Sydney. I was surprised by the haste with which the new Primate …

Features

Make sure your fingerprints aren’t all over it

“…when Antony and Dolabella were accused to him of plotting revolution, Caesar said: ‘I am not much in fear of these fat, long-haired fellows, but rather of those pale, thin …