Monty Stearns: A friend in times of trouble

Monteagle “Monty” Stearns, who died last week at the age of 91, was a very important diplomat and a friend of Greece. Although he...

I have a dream!

A commentary on the Thessaloniki debate.   A dream is a dream: something I the space of unreality. A vision, still in the sphere of unreality,...

STRUCTURAL DEFICITS OF THE PRIME-MINISTER

The recent appearance of Prime Minister Tsipras in a series of functions in the USA, revealed some of his basic deficits. First, he played...

THE LIES OF MR. TSIPRAS

Tsipras has repeatedly blamed MeiImarakis for labelling him “petty liar”. But let us see whether the adjective is not so unfair and is not...

A SIMPLE CHOICE

  Our electoral choice is the talk of the day. Each party tries to convince that this is a black and white choice, where white...

TELE-POLITICAL-COKFIGHT

  I write with my impressions still fresh from yesterday’s tele-political cockfight. I will start with the positive points. Since the first Greek tele-debate in 1989,...

Lies may pass once, twice, but on the third they play havoc with the...

This year’s presence of the Prime Minister at Thessaloniki was a dark shadow of his pre-electoral appearances in September 2014 and 2015. The fireworks...

SYRIZA-ANEL, Sisyphus of Greek Politics

Had it not been for the daily undoing of the Greek economy and the pauperization of the majority of the Greek people, I would...

TSIPRAS – THE UNIWILLING SALESMAN

  Mr. Tsipras’ recent visit in the USA is still being discussed in contradictory terms. If one looks carefully at his busy diary and excludes...

THE PSYCOPATHY OF THE GREEK LEFT

The Greek psyche is notable for some persistent, clashing and often self-cancelling features. We are lone achievers, bad teamers, prone to flight from reality,...