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Putting names and faces to the Battle of the Atlantic

I have had the pleasure of writing for Neos Kosmos on occasion for the past several years. This is truly one of the best publications in the Diaspora, and I …

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Mosaic identities and curvy culture

We should be celebrating much more, and stop feeling sorry for ourselves. Aristotle must take much of the blame for our current gloom. His idea, that “If it’s this, it …

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How to deal with the next financial crisis – take some lessons from Iceland

It has been ten years since the global recession hit – and the perfect opportunity to rethink and reassess the crisis with the benefit of time. Much of the focus …

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Religious extremism is never welcome

The word of God is love, compassion and respect. Sometimes religious men misinterpret the word of God and instead promote hatred and bigotry. They are wrong to do so. It …

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Bad movies we loved

«Έι,» the conspiratorial voice of my uncle would echo, down the phone to my father. «Έχω ελληνικό βίντεο. Έχω κασέτα. Ελάτε απάνω να τη δείτε.» In the 80’s, the answer …

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Celebrating the ‘failed’ FYROM name referendum? Not so fast!

If you want proof that the ‘name issue’ that has plagued relationships between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is a very complicated one, you should just …

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Let’s talk about discrimination and homophobia and the impact on mental health and relationships!

Pronia through SKEPSI Mental Health Project provides information, support, education, advocacy, counselling and referral service to specialist services for people with various sexual orientations and their families who may be …

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Inherent cruelty

“Why are you leaving? Where are you going? Stay here, we will all be poor together,” my wife’s friend said when we announced that we were migrating. “It’s not poverty …

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Saturday sport and the Greek resistance

“Galamoo!” the freckled, red haired sports teacher roared across the astro-turf, sending flecks of spit in my direction. I glanced at him nonchalantly, marvelling at how the Australian sports teacher …

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The Greek Academy of Melbourne reloaded

“Myrivilis’ «Η Ζωή εν Τάφω» is an anti-war novel.” “No! Did you read that bit where they meet the Russians on the hill and they are speaking Greek? It glorifies …