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REVOLUTION OF THE MIND SERIES: WAR ZONE MADNESS

Syria and Iraq flags

Andreas C Chrysafis The prosperous and proud countries of Syria and Iraq have been fighting the ravages of war-madness for years. The Gulf War (1990-1) was the start and the ultimate demise of those nations. Fortified by a US-led coalition, foreign forces have in the end established a permanent footing in that region and things have never been the same ... Read More »

Catastrophe

Aylan Kurdi

DEAN KALIMNIOU On that day, 93 years ago this month, frightened, hungry and brutalised refugees massed on the quayside, frantically trying to save themselves from rape or murder by the crazed soldiers and irregulars who would pick them off from the crowd at random, strip them of everything they owned and attempt to satiate an almost insatiable lust for inflicting ... Read More »

The Barbarian Invasions

Infant sleeping on a cardboard box

DEAN KALYMNIOU “The situation is dire. Waves and waves of illegal immigrants are flooding our shores. We are dealing with an invasion. We are not safe anymore.” This is the manner in which a cousin from Samos expressed his feelings about the flood of refugees reaching the shores of that island, along with many others, in their thousands recently. Those ... Read More »

What crisis?

Dilemma Question

DEAN KALYMNIOU Crisis? What crisis? This is the caption posted by a Facebook ‘friend,’ below a photograph of a stereotypical Aegean beach. All the accoutrements of a ‘perfect’ holiday are present: the impossibly blue waters, the sun-bleached pebbles, the pastel multi-coloured beach umbrellas, the oiled skin of the southerners in various gradations of burn, a half-finished frappe fermenting within arm’s ... Read More »