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 […]