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Greece in a Paragraph

Greece is the world’s first and oldest democracy and the cradle of Western civilization. It fell to Rome in 146 BC, but the Romans adopted Greek culture and continued to spread it all over the world. In 1453, the Ottoman Empire invaded Greece. Greece remained under Ottoman, then Turkish, domination for 400 years. In 1821, […]

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On the Eve of Grexit, Voices of the Greek Middle Class

Today, Greece will not pay the €300 million it owes the International Monetary Fund. The country is taking its first step in “Grexit,” Greece leaving the Eurozone, which may happen as soon as tomorrow. It’s been an economic drama of international summits, motorcycle-riding finance ministers, and towers of babel terms (troika, ECB, IMF, primary surplus, […]