Fotis Kapetopoulos

Dialogue

Will Morrison burn for us?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week announced a “far-reaching” inquiry into the catastrophic fires burning across Australia. It will be “wide ranging, and include climate change”. He also denied that …

Features

Cross-cultural love and Christmas tidings

By the mid 1980s up to 40 per cent of all Greek Australians were marrying outside their cultural group, the number is now higher. Neos Kosmos reached out to a …

Dialogue

To be a wog or not to be

Nick Giannopoulos, of Wogs out of Work fame, warned that he would take “legal action against comedians using the word ‘wog’ to promote their shows.” The successful stage production Wogs Out …

Dialogue

Vale Victor Borg, an advocate for migrants and ethnic communities in Australia

Victor Borg AM, Barrister, Chairman Maltese Community Council of Victoria, former Chairman of the Ethnic Communities Council, and author of significant policy documents died last week after a long illness. …

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 …