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The ‘Wall of Mothers’ That Rises Against Police Violence

They started in Portland, but now the movement has spread to various cities across the United States. We are talking about the Wall of Mothers. During the protests of the last period it has risen again and again around the protesters to prevent the federal agents sent by President Donald Trump from arresting and attacking […]

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Earth Overshoot Day 2020

The Earth Overshoot Day We define “Earth Overshoot Day” the day when humanity consumes all the natural resources available on the planet for a specific year. To be more precise, the date is the imaginary point when humanity’s demand exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. The humankind has started being “indebted” to the […]

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The Murder of Pinar Gültekin and the Protests Against Male Violence in Turkey

The murder of Pinar Gültekin The body of 27-year-old student Pinar Gültekin was found in a forest in Mugla province, Turkey, on Tuesday, July 21. Five days had passed without news of her: the last time they had seen her, she was at a bus stop. Pinar Gültekin was beaten and strangled by her former […]

Safe sex and stigma in Thessaloniki

“The sexual urge is the most violent of our desires: the desire of all our desires” Arthur Schopenhauer The habits and traditions of a certain society regarding sexuality and its expression are an essential part of it. Over the course of history, the perception of them changed significantly. The so-called “sexual revolution” that started in […]

The Sacred Band of Thebes, Scourge of Sparta

In the aftermath of the First Peloponnesian War, Sparta was the dominant force in Classical Greece. The city of Thebes joined Sparta as allies, but, as it was smaller and militarily weaker, was over time relegated to a role more akin to that of a vassal state. This brought great discontentment to the Thebans, who […]

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The influence of the Greek Orthodox Church

Orthodox Christianity is the prevailing religion in Greece. The religion and the state are formally divided, as claimed in the constitution. Nevertheless, around 90% of the Greek population identifies as an Orthodox Christian. Because of it, religion is still a fundamental pillar of the Hellenic nation. Some history With the term “Greek Orthodox Church” we […]

Peloponnese on the road

The Peloponnese peninsula is the southermost part of mainland Greece. The region has been the birthplace of the first great Greek civilization, the Mycenaean. Over the course of the centuries the area has been a crucial part of Greek history. The Greek War of Indipendence, that led to the birth of the first Hellenic Republic, […]

Babyteeth, a travel through intimacy and emotions

A fight against diseases, family troubles, drug addiction, tears, mental illnesses but also pure love, youthness, joyness, lightheartedness… Babyteeth is the new movie of the australian director Shannon Murphy, presented at the last “Mostra Internazionale dell’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia”. A troubled love story The plot is a teenager love story between Milla, a young girl […]