Archive for May, 2010

News Links 28May2010

TRANSLATION: On Pensions “… Straight to the grave …” by Γιώργος Δελαστίκ (George Delastik) Things That Never Made It Into Print…

News Links 23May2010

John Pilger – The heresy of the Greeks offers hope “In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger inverts the perception of Greece as a “junk country” and sees hope in the uprising of ordinary Greeks protesting against the “bailout” of an economy plunged into debt by the tax-evading rich. Greece, he writes, […]

News Links 22May2010

NYT – How Will Greece Get Off the Dole? GREECE is a relatively wealthy country, or so the numbers seem to show. Per-capita income is more than $30,000 — about three-quarters of the level of Germany… More… Striking workers, but no riots this time, in protests over Greece debt bailout Athens – Tens of thousands […]

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Greece prepares for more anti-austerity protests

Very well said Strato on your part. We have to try to to get out the good publicity rather the negativity that is being reported. Stay positive. BBC Video – “This marketing expert (Stratos Safioleas) believes the crisis is an opportunity to promote the qualities that made the Athens Olympics an unxpected success – This […]


Occupation of Greece: again! Almost seventy years go Greece was occupied military by the Italian and German fascist regimes. How we the children of that period can forget this brutal occupation since it has left a permanent impression on our lives. Fortunately we had then royal and courageous allies the partisans and the Red Army […]


News Links 20Mar2010

20,000 people in Greek protest march to parliament ATHENS, Greece – More than 20,000 protesters marched to parliament Thursday, as unions challenged harsh austerity measures in Greece by staging their fourth general strike this year…


Dear Colleagues and Copatriots WE RECEIVED THE CASH BUT WHAT NEXT? After many weeks of anxiety, uncertainty and difficult negotiations Greeks can now relax hoping that by this time in 2014 Greece will get rid of this massive debt. However the question in every ones lips is: what happens after May 2014? The imposed austerity […]


Φοίνικας (Phoenix) by Dr. Christos Evangeliou

Φοίνικας Σαν Φοίνικας Ελλάδα μας κι εσύ θα γεννηθείς ξανά μιαν ασπρη μέρα, του κόσμου θα ξεπλύνεις τη ντροπή, ύπουλων δανειστών πικρή φοβέρα! Θα βγεις από τις στάχτες σαν πουλί, που πρόβαλε από φωλιάς κρατήρες, μονάχη σου θα ζώσεις το σπαθί, χωρίς προστάτες, δανειστές, σωτήρες. Ξανανιωμένη, πάλι δυνατή, με χέρι σταθερό βιολί θα πιάσεις, θα […]

Credit Default Swaps (CDS) – Μετάφραση

Στην Ελληνική Βικιπαίδεια υπάρχει το άρθρο για τα CDS (Credit Default Swaps). Το άρθρο είναι μετάφραση από το αντίστοιχο αγγλικό κείμενο της Βικιπαίδειας τον Απρίλιο του 2010 και το αναρτήσαμε σε συνεργασία με φοιτητές μου του Τμήματος Λογιστικής και Χρηματοοικονομικής του Οικονομικού Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών. Μετά έρευνα στο διαδίκτυο, ο όρος που επιλέξαμε για τα CDS […]


Pontian Massacre Remembered

Liquidation of Pontian Greeks — Day of Remembrance — May 17th by Things That Never Made It Into Print… [includes a video] Organized by The Pontian Youth Union of Attika, under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Youth, was a display of the genocide of Pontian Greeks by the regime of Turkish leader, Kemal, […]