Golden Dawn

Opposition to Compromise over Name Dispute Intensifies in Greece

As negotiations between Greece and FYROM on the countries’ naming dispute begin in New York, opponents of a compromise solution are planning a rally …

Greece

10 Strange Unsolved Mysteries

When the conversation turns to the strange and seemingly inexplicable, certain subjects crop up like ghostly activities, unexplained anomalies, and …

UFOs

Greece Scraps Compulsory Shariah for Muslim Minority

ATHENS — Greece has passed a law to limit the powers of Islamic courts in a northern region that is home to about 100,000 Muslims, restricting the application of religious law in the country and giving Muslims the option to take civil cases to Greek courts.<p>Lawmakers from all Greek parties except …

News

Greece to limit Sharia law after European Court challenge

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lawmakers in Greece are set to limit the powers of Islamic courts operating in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong Muslim minority.<p>Backed by parliament's largest political parties, the draft law is set to be voted on later Tuesday. The proposal aims to scrap rules …

News

Macedonian Deputy PM In Athens For Talks On Name Dispute

Macedonian Deputy Prime Minister Bujar Osmani has met with Greek government officials in Athens in an effort to settle a decades-old dispute over the …

Refugees

Anti-Migrant Attacks Surge In Greece's Piraeus

Details<p>Athens, Greece - Racist attacks targeting the homes of migrant workers have surged in Piraeus, a port city near the Greek capital, since …

Greece

Twitter blocks account of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party

Twitter has suspended the account of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party amid a push to combat white supremacist and other hateful groups operating on the microblogging site.<p>The move on Thursday (January 5) came two weeks after Twitter announced it had broadened its “hateful conduct policy” to …

Greece

The Victorian Occultist Accused of Killing Men With Her Mind

Pioneering feminist and animal rights campaigner Anna Kingsford was one of the 19th century's most remarkable women. Then she was charged with using black magic to murder two vivisectionists.<p>“Claude Bernard dead! Claude Bernard dead!” Anna Kingsford hysterically cried one February afternoon as she …

Aleister Crowley

How Italy's far right exploits the migration crisis

Although few want to stay in Italy, a country with poor job prospects, far-right and mainstream groups target refugees.<p><b>Rome, Italy -</b> On a pale January afternoon, 17-year-old Ali* sits around a fading fire at a makeshift refugee transit centre.<p>Established in 2015, Baobab Experience is now located in …

Italy

Cyprus presidential race begins as nine candidates submit bids

Nicos Anastasiades among candidates formerly entering the contest, telling of vision for ‘free and independent country’<p>The race for the Cyprus presidency has begun in earnest, in an election that, once again, could hold the key to the island’s feuding Greek and Turkish communities finally …

News

Facebook team equips political players to build winning campaigns

Under fire for Facebook’s role as a platform for political propaganda, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has punched back, saying his mission is above …

Greece

Choosing A Tarot Deck That’s Right For You

Choosing a tarot deck can be a little more complicated than you would expect. You will find that every tarot deck has a different energy, point of …

Spirituality

10 Forgotten French Occultists Who Influenced Modern History

France has produced a lot of occultists since the Enlightenment, but they’ve been largely forgotten by history. In our new era of rationalism, …

Spirituality

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: Unfolding Right-wing Politics, Racism and Anti-Immigration Political Parties

<i>In 2015, Europe experienced its largest inflow of refugees since World War II, with 1,015,078 people reaching the continent, which put considerable</i> …

Migration

Inside the Facebook Team Helping Regimes That Reach Out—and Crack Down

Under fire for Facebook Inc.’s role as a platform for political propaganda, co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has punched back, saying his mission is above …

Photojournalism

Class of 2018

Pictured above is our top pick of artists and writers whose works will, on 1st January 2018, enter the public domain in many countries around the …

Literature

There’s a resurgence of far-right groups in Italy and they’re inspired by Putin

"The Italian right is passing from mobilization to techniques of public intimidation."<p>MILAN, ITALY — A dozen masked men in Rome attacked Italian …

Liberal View

Israel weighs how to deal with Austrian party founded by ex-Nazis

Israel’s formal policy has been to avoid contact with those parties and not to engage with them or their members at a diplomatic …

World News

The Need to Confront the Alt-Right

Michigan residents are preparing for a visit by white supremacist Richard Spencer. The threat of a lawsuit has pressured the University of Michigan …

Racism

Album reviews: Tom Waits - Real Gone Remastered, Tom Rogerson with Brian Eno - Finding Shore, and more

<b>Tom Waits - Real Gone: Remixed/Remastered</b><p>★★★★★<p><b>Download this: Hoist That Rag; Sins Of My Father; Don’t Go Into That Barn; Trampled Rose; How’s It</b> …

Greece

Levitation 2018 initial lineup: Slowdive, Black Angels, Ty Segall & more

The initial lineup for the 2018 edition of Austin’s Levitation festival has just been announced and includes <b>Slowdive, The Black Angels, Electric</b> …

Greece

Golden Dawn Trial Witness Reveals Gruesome Party Practices

Weapons, slaughtering of lambs to “find arteries”, and beatings of members who wanted to leave the organization are some of the terrifying details an …

Greece

Ancient fear of the ‘infidels’ reawakened by Muslim refugees

Refugees

Is Fascism making a comeback?

<i>This article was first published by</i> State of Nature<i>, as part of the monthly "One Question" series, which solicits responses to a single query from a</i> …

Democracy

Is Europe's far right a threat to democracy?

We debate whether the rise of far-right movements is overblown, or if they mainstream neo-Nazis, racism and violence.<p>From France's National Front to Germany's Alternative for Germany (AfD), to the neo-Nazis of Golden Dawn in Greece, far-right populists are grabbing the headlines and seem to be on …

Greece

Jerusalem: Is the two-state solution dead?

We ask Ambassador Husam Zomlot about the future of the peace process, and debate the rise of the far right in Europe.<p>In this week's <i>UpFront</i>, we speak with the head of the Palestinian General Delegation to the US, Husam Zomlot, about the announcement on Jerusalem by US President Donald Trump and its …

Israel

RVNG Intl. uncovers the rare post-punk influenced music of DIY artist Mark Renner

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Vinyl Records

The cameras have left Lesvos, but bitterness remains, Manina Danou | Kathimerini

There were months in 2015 when the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos received up to 6,000 arrivals of migrants and refugees a day. The refugee crisis …

Refugees

RVNG Intl. announces compilation of early works from DIY musician Mark Renner

• Previous<br>• Next<p>Few Traces collects material recorded between 1982 and 1990.<p>Adventurous New York label RVNG Intl. is releasing a compilation of early …

Music

The Man, The Myth, The Mankey

Jason Mankey is the editor at Patheos Pagan Channel and the author of The Witch’s Book of Shadows and The Witch’s Athame. He has been involved with …

Spirituality