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 […]

Greece May Go Bankrupt Within a Matter of Weeks

Greece May Go Bankrupt Within a Matter of Weeks

Greece is experiencing a major financial crisis and it is one that is more serious than anything the country has faced in recent years.  Greece’s Prime Minister stated earlier in the week that the country is in a state of financial ruin and people are worried that Athens, which is the country’s capital, may soon […]

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 Greece’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 […]