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Vanishing Cyprus & Revolution of the Mind

Revolution of the Mind: The Menance of the Med and Cyprus

There is a nasty thorn growing inside the perfumed garden of Europe and releasing its poisonous spores across the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made it his mission to establish a new Islamic state and do away with secularism. After the questionable referendum result on April 16, Turkey is about to be transformed forever. Erdogan cannot ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: Death of Democracy in Turkey

My Thought of the Day! Sunday’s questionable referendum results in Turkey, offers Erdogan the opportunity to declare himself the ultimate Sultan of Turkey. When that happens it would be the death of democracy in Turkey and replaced by a dictatorship with many incarcerations of innocent citizens but would also trigger the execution of Erdogan’s perceived enemies. He vowed to bring ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind Series: Cycle of Insanity and Bloodshed

For a brief moment the Christmas spirit brings out the best in humanity but also reminds us of a growing inequality swept under the carpet. Festive family-gatherings represent one side of the story but there is another side to it; the grim reality of homelessness but also of millions of people living in a nightmare being trapped at the centre ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: TALKS TO END THE CYPRUS REPUBLIC

Andreas C Chrysafis The first round of talks between President Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in Mont Pelerin in Switzerland raised great expectations. They finished in a euphoric mood that an agreement was within reach and a new meeting was set for the following week to exchange maps. A very good start! The euphoria was short lived! ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: ERDOGAN TRIES TO HUMILIATE THE GREEKS

Andreas C Chrysafis Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Greek Cypriots ravenous chickens in a barn! Only a madman and not a head of a state would speak in such an uncivilized and insulting manner against another nation. This dangerous man to regional peace threatens that one way or another Cypriots will learn their lesson; he wants to have the Cyprus ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: DISMISSIVE, ELUSIVE and not CONVINCING

Andreas C Chrysafis  In preparation for this week’s visit to Mont Pelerin resort in Switzerland for a bit of “horse-trading” the President spoke on national television to the nation (4th of November) and tried to “inform” his people of the progress of the negotiations on the thorny issue of Cyprus. It has become apparent that even the President does not ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: REFERENDUM FOR CYPRUS or NOT?

Andreas C Chrysafis The Cyprus negotiations underway are purported to “resolve the Cyprus issue” this year and one wonders why the urgency? The consequence of making a wrong agreement has hardly been debated and citizens have also been kept in the dark. During the three-year-old euphoric negotiations, the Anastasiades government has succumbed to pressure to dissolve the Republic of Cyprus ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: THE PRICE OF A HOSPITAL BLANKET

There is this place that attracts hundreds of pigeons that feast during the day and drop their muck covering windowsills and dead birds left to rot and prone to spread diseases – yet, nobody cares! It’s about a place that darkness of the night welcomes an army of cockroaches and mosquitoes on a rampage in search for food – nobody ... Read More »

REVOLUTION OF THE MIND: GOLD MINE – THE RAPE of AKAMAS

Article Three (of III) Andreas C Chrysafis A civilized country can be measured by the way it respects its citizens, its ecosystem but also the way people treat their own environment! The 230 square km Akamas Peninsula is one of those rare regions that cry out for help to be saved from the enemy within. Can it be saved? That ... Read More »

REVOLUTION OF THE MIND: QUARRIES – THE RAPE OF AKAMAS

Article Two (of III) Andreas C Chrysafis A crime is about to be committed in the heart of Akamas and yet the government, politicians and political parties take no initiative to avert this catastrophe. Like true hypocrites, come election-time they will wake up from their deep hibernation full of promises attempting to win votes so they can continue the charade ... Read More »