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Ode to Lesvos

An Inspirational Story of the Lesvos, Greece, Islanders on the Front Lines of the Refugee Crisis. (click on title to see the story).

(Greek) Adoptees Anonymous

Adoption, Memory, and Cold War Greece Thursday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm HCGM Head Office, “Mikri Vouli” 5777 Wilderton av. Montreal, H3S 2V7 The speaker: Gonda Van Steen, Cassas Professor in Greek Studies, University of Florida Presenter: Dr. Tassos Anastassiadis, Modern Greek Studies, McGill University Event is followed by a reception. The […]

IMF apologises for the immolation of Greece

Click on the title above, to see full article and the IMF Report, here: http://www.greece.org/blogs/scholars/?page_id=2609

The Refugees’ Grandmother in Idomeni, Greece

Idomeni is a small village in Macedonia, Greece, near the northern border. There is where a Greek grandmother using her mere monthly €450 pension and whatever her children can give, she stays tall providing shelter and food to those who seek her help. Published on Apr 8, 2016 by the United Nations High Commissioner for […]

Referendum 2015 Results

Results from the Greek Ministry of Interior Ballot Information WebTV Live – ERT

Greek Debt Puzzle – The Game Theorists

Greek Crisis Game of Chicken: NYT’s Stewart Friday, 5 June 2015 10:14 AM ET NYT’s columnist Jim Stewart provides perspective on how game theory could be applied to the latest Greek negotiations. Source: CNBC.com – Click below to watch the 5 minutes video interview.

Greek Destinations

Whether its Ikaria and its super diet that keeps islanders alive and well way into their hundreds, the island of Kefalonia as the setting for Louis de Bernieres’ novel Captain Corelli’s Mandolin or New York-based Greek chef and restauranteur Maria Loi revealing secrets of the trade and of travel, Greece is yet again in the […]

GREECE AND EUROPE (1)

GREECE AND EUROPE (1) The Real Choice is Win-Win or Lose-Lose by Kimon Valaskakis PhD Greece and Europe are contemplating divorce. In the first of a two part series which I published on March 17 2015 in the World Post, the global division of the Huffington Post. I have argued that this would be a […]

The Democratic and Sacred Nature of Agriculture

Click on the title to view/download the complete paper The Democratic and Sacred Nature of Agriculture

EUROPE’S ANTI-EU MOOD IS AN OMINOUS SIGN

By: Kimon Valaskakis Special to the MONTREAL GAZETTE May 30 2014 EUROPE’S ANTI-EU MOOD IS AN OMINOUS SIGN MONTREAL — In the elections for the new European Parliament that concluded last Sunday, a Euroskeptic tsunami swept over the continent. Parties heavily critical of the European Union made major electoral advances, particularly in France, Britain and […]

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