Greek Referendum Fails to Pass After People Vote ‘No’

Greek Referendum Fails to Pass After People Vote ‘No’

With over two-thirds of the votes counted, Greek citizens voted “no” on Sunday to the referendum that was set to allow the European Union (EU) to help save the nation’s growing debt. Early in the day three unofficial opinion polls indicated that the Greek referendum was trailing by a small margin, but the confirmed numbers […]

The Black Athena Debate: Egypt, Not Greece, Spawned Western Civilization

The Black Athena Debate: Egypt, Not Greece, Spawned Western Civilization

Historiography is at its best when the historian interpreting data stays within the limits dictated by the range of knowledge he/she commands. No historian should be so credulous to believe that they can get away with positing a thesis, no matter how plausible, on unconventional evidence outside their field of knowledge. Therefore, it is fundamentally […]

Alexis Tsipras Warns of Default in Letter to IMF

Alexis Tsipras Warns of Default in Letter to IMF

It has been released that prior to Greeceā€™s May 13 International Monetary Fund (IMF) payment, Alexis Tsipras wrote a letter warning of the possibility of default. The recipient of the letter was IMF prime minister Christine Lagarde who shared the contents of the letter in a closed-door meeting Thursday. The message Tsipras was sending was […]