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“I pay less taxes than my secretary,” said the American billionaire investor, and great philanthropist, Warren Buffet when describing the injustice of the US tax system.


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03.02.2021 / 21:10

It’s hard to disagree with what Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said in Parliament Tuesday regarding government plans to police universities.


18.01.2021 / 15:33

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently estimated that some 2 million people will be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of March and expressed satisfaction with the current rate.


08.12.2020 / 10:27

The fact that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis left his home near downtown Athens’ Lycabettus Hill and went to Mount Parnitha for a bicycle ride at a time when everyone else is forbidden from leaving the proximity of their residence for exercise, was obviously a mistake.


01.10.2020 / 17:32

If tensions with Turkey and the coronavirus are Greece’s two biggest challenges right now, it is safe to say that the government has scored points in the former but is slipping in the latter.


29.08.2020 / 11:50

The party was held in the holiday home of a prominent Greek businessman on a cosmopolitan Aegean island at some time in early August. 


15.07.2020 / 21:03

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have scored political points at home with his decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque. However, the international ramifications of the affair – even Pope Francis said he was “deeply saddened” by the decision – are bound to put many of Ankara’s European allies in a difficult position. The move will certainly backfire on Erdogan.


07.05.2020 / 16:33

The government’s prompt response to the health crisis and the people’s compliance explain why Greece has reported less than 15 deaths per million of the population when countries of a similar size like Portugal reported 100/million and Belgium 750/million. 


09.04.2020 / 17:53

Developments in Greece from the coronavirus epidemic are so far encouraging. If we remain disciplined, heed the government’s instructions and resist the urge to flout restrictions at Easter, we may be able to slowly start getting some of our freedoms back.


08.01.2020 / 21:03

The simple fact that it was agreed in advance that Donald Trump and Kyriakos Mitsotakis would not hold a joint press briefing following their meeting on Tuesday in Washington was a clear indication of how the US president perceives Greek-American relations. It also underscores the justifiable fear in Athens of Trump’s impulsive behavior.