Category Archives: Greece

Against the Odds, Finding a Job in Greece

Bloomberg Businessweek has just published the epilogue to my story on Greek unemployment. In July, for a cover story in Bloomberg Businessweek, I followed a 29-year-old Greek woman named Tina Stratigaki for a week as she searched for a job. Mostly, there was … Continue reading

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Taxibeat’s Nikos Drandakis on Launching a Startup Amid the Greek Crisis

Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my interview with Taxibeat’s Nikos Drandakis. What exactly does Taxibeat do? Taxibeat is a mobile application that helps a consumer easily locate nearby taxis and choose the best available taxi based on the feedback that … Continue reading

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Greece’s Unemployed Young: A Great Depression Steals the Nation’s Future

Bloomberg Businessweek has just published my cover story on the Greek youth unemployment crisis. Outside an unmarked green metal door in the hallway of a suburban Athens high school, Tina Stratigaki waits for a job interview. It’s a Tuesday in … Continue reading

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Alexis Tsipras’s Conquest of Greece

My profile of the Greek radical leftist Alexis Tsipras was the European cover of Bloomberg Businessweek. The headquarters of the Greek political party that could bring down the European economy lies in a rundown neighborhood in central Athens. Not far … Continue reading

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In Athens, Fear, Loathing, and Plenty of Parking

Bloomberg Businessweek just published my short take on the mood in Athens. In Greece, the lighting of the Olympic torch is normally a moment in the sun, a reminder of the country’s contributions to Western civilization. As the torch began … Continue reading

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