Alexandros Orphanides is a New York City-based freelance journalist, blogger, and journalist of Honduran and Cypriot descent. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, Master of Science in Education, and is completing a Master of Arts in Political Science from the City University of New York Graduate Center. He writes about political, cultural and social issues. His work has appeared in CounterPunch and Popular Resistance.
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Monday, February 09, 2015
Why Greece Hasn't Threatened to Leave the EU... Not Yet, Anyway
In one of Aesop’s fables, a pigeon driven to desperation by thirst flew toward what appeared to be a pitcher of water, only to find itself crashing into a painting. Severely wounded, the bird is captured by a bystander and taken as food. Zeal, Aesop warns, should not outrun discretion. On the verge...