Dialogue

Dialogue

My Secret Name

What’s in a name? Everything. Our surname reveals our links to our father and his father and his father. It announces our ancestral home to everyone. And it is an …

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Conspiracy against logic

It comes as no surprise that the ratification of the Prespes agreement by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s (FYROM) parliament would not go down well – the deal has …

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Being cross

Outrage emanating from our motherland, is reaching our shores of late. A large cement Christian cross, constructed on the rocky shore of Apelli, under the castle of Mytilene in Lesvos, …

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Disgrace

Moria and Nauru. Two places, that couldn’t be further away from each other, and that could not be more similar. Two detention camps where desperate people go to experience life …

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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 …