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Post Trump US politics needs a new civility

“May You Live in Interesting Times,” the quote often inaccurately attributed to the Chinese as a Chinese curse, is quite apropos in light of the recent elections in the United …

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Opinion: Engaging with Greek culture when you don’t have the language skills

As each new generation of Greek-Australians come along, there is always the debate of what are the best ways to learn and preserve a sense of cultural identity and connection …

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Facebook musings on Samos earthquake from the land without cats

There’s Australia, there’s Greece and then there’s sociologist/children’s book writer Eugene Trivizas and his ‘Land Without Cats’. I was reminded of the story following the Samos earthquake where earthquake diplomacy …

Greek Voices for Trump compile list to drum up support for US President

Greek Voices for Trump, a group of Greek American Donald Trump supporters, say: “Re-electing the President will enable continued economic opportunity, more jobs, lower taxes, safer communities, and a stronger …

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In Turkey, life for Syrian refugees and Kurds is becoming increasingly violent

A spate of attacks in Turkey on Syrian refugees and Kurdish internal migrants and displaced people in recent months have put both communities on edge. In July, a Syrian teenager …

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Greek American immigrant granddaughter tells why she can’t support Trump

As a Greek-American, a granddaughter of immigrants, and a woman, I cannot and will not support Trump. I owe much of my thinking about Trump to my Greek heritage, and …

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Orthodoxy and the Macro Errors of Macron

Open the Orthodox Synaxarion in any given month and you are bound to come across a number of persons who achieved martyrdom for either refusing to convert to Islam, or …

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Pappou and OXI:

My grandmother’s prayers usually lasted over two hours. Before the end, listening to the whispered tones of her entreaties from my bedroom across the hall, while being pinned to the …

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“We stand with pride” on OXI Day, says Archbishop Makarios

Australia’s Archbishop Makarios sent out a message of solidarity to Greeks on Oxi Day:  The heroic “NO” of 28 October, 1940, is flanked with pride, gratitude and responsibility. These three …

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Australia’s PM commends Greeks on ‘OXI’ Day and recognizes their courage and determination

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison reached out to Greek Australians on the occasion of ‘Oxi’ Day.  Eighty years ago, Greece answered fascist Italy’s hostile advances with a resounding ‘όχι!’ (no). …

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