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James Marketos, Esq. on “Why We Remember Smyrna”

November 25, 2019

American Hellenic Institute PODCAST #2: AHI board member James Marketos, Esq., recounts a genocide taunt by Turkish soccer fans this year and speaks on the importance of remembering the Smyrna Catastrophe of 1922 and the need to hold Turkey to account for the destruction of the Christian population of the city. Marketos’s remarks, which served […]

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Prof. Ismini Lamb: Correcting Three Misconceptions about the 1922 Smyrna Catastrophe

November 25, 2019

In this initial podcast of the American Hellenic Institute, Georgetown Professor Ismini Lamb speaks on “Correcting Three Misconceptions about the 1922 Smyrna Catastrophe.” She delivered her remarks in Washington, D.C., October 4, 2019, to a full house at AHI on the occasion of the Institute’s commemoration of the 92nd anniversary of the Catastrophe. Prof. Lamb […]

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Michael Zukerman on Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs

November 18, 2019

Warshaw Burstein Of Counsel Michael Zukerman, a member of the firm’s Real Estate practice group, discusses Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs with John Metaxas. These programs are an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in both commercial and residential real estate developments. Through these programs, a property owner is able […]

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Columbia Law Prof. John Coffee interviews SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

November 17, 2019

November 15, 2019: Columbia Law Prof. John Coffee interviews SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson about the latest issues of corporate law that the Commission is considering. Commissioner Jackson recently dissented in a partisan 3-2 vote regarding proposed proxy solicitation rules that he says will make it easier for CEOs to spend shareholder money. The Commissioner makes […]

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Prime Minister Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain can be Reversed

October 1, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain Can be Reversed. The prime minister answered my question during a public conversation he had at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, moderated by former Ambassador Nicholas Burns, on September 26, 2019. Runs: 6 minutes CLICK THE PLAYER TO LISTEN You may […]

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“Money has died” says Dr. Carl Weinberg of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

In my three decades as a financial journalist I have been fortunate to interview a number of brilliant people who have educated me about how world finances and markets work. None has been more insightful than Carl Weinberg, who I first met more than 20 years ago when I was anchoring at CNN, and who I […]

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If You’re Worried about a Recession, Watch the Weekly Jobless Claims, says Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

Economist Jim O’Sullivan of High Frequency Economics says the key numbers to watch to see if the U.S. is dipping into recession are the weekly jobless claims. He says, so far those numbers indicate strength in the U.S. economy despite a drop in exports and other possible recession warnings. This is an excerpt from his […]

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Brown Moskowitz & Kallen Hosts Client Briefing with Economists Weinberg, O’Sullivan

September 24, 2019

In my three decades as a financial journalist I have been fortunate to interview a number of brilliant people who have educated me about how world finances and markets work. None has been more insightful than Carl Weinberg, who I first met more than 20 years ago when I was anchoring at CNN. That’s why […]

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Back Channel Diplomacy Attempts to Defuse World Hot Spots, says Retired U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott

August 16, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott tells us that back channel diplomacy is currently going on in ways unimagined by most citizens, through her organization, the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. She became the NCAFP’s President and CEO in August 2018. Officially known as Track II Diplomacy, these closed­-door and off­-the­-record conferences provide opportunities for […]

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Israeli High Court Decision Puts Jerusalem Christian Community at Risk, says Former U.S. Ambassador Theros

August 5, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Patrick Theros discusses the Israeli High Court decision in favor of an extremist group that seeks the removal of Christians from the Old City of Jerusalem and the existential risks for the Christian community that the ruling poses. At issue in the real estate case, brought by the Greek Orthodox Church of […]

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