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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 […]

Prostitution in Greece

“It is fitting for me to be in love, but your time is long gone.” Corianno by Pherecrates, ancient Greek poet The legal state of the sex-related professions has been quite a controversial topic in the last decades.Some consider such a profession as an objectification of women’s body, therefore as something to ban. Others see […]

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Pride Month Going Online: A Good Recipe For Hate Speech?

It’s been half a century since the modern LGBTQ rights movement was born, so this year brings the need for a particularly special celebration. The global pandemic has decided otherwise. This pride month will definitely stay in our memories as an extraordinary one, whether for positive or negative reasons.  An Increasing Vulnerability It is indeed […]

Bolsonaro VS Coronavirus

The wooden house withstands the strong winds and torrential rains that these months shake the Brazilian Amazon and all its extension. That’s a quiet and beautiful place, full of fauna and native vegetation, 38 km from Santarém, in the Pará State. Miguel, a 32-year-old Spanish boy, lives there. Miguel left his hometown to move to […]

Five ideas to awake your artistic soul during the quarantine

Are you feeling guilty of wasting your time on Netflix and Instagram? Do you feel the desire of revealing your artistic side? I decided to share with you my list of tips to stay creative during the quarantine. I hope it will motivate you. My tips for you — Read the book “Letters to a Young […]

Midnight Marauders #5: Home Edition

We bring to you a new edition of our program: home edition. With our three special guests, we discuss how our reality has shifted with this new COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we travel to Japan with Carmen, to Brazil with Lauren and Spain with Cristina. Stay safe and enjoy our show!! Side-note: Although Japan has declared […]

Reading numbers: Understanding how a virus spreads

When accompanying the number of infected people in a given place it is easy to be shocked at how quickly the numbers rise after the apparent stability of the early phases. Understanding the laws that govern how a virus spreads is important to ensure that we control the panic but still take the actions necessary […]