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Hunting For Holiday Home Bargains In Crisis-Riddled Greece

For some northern Europeans, Greece’s economic crisis may be just the opportunity to finally have a sun-soaked Mediterranean vacation home. Property prices are down, with some sea view plots going for as little as 30,000 euros. Still, would-be buyers shou

Your pick of paradise at bargain prices (grosz3city)
Your pick of paradise at bargain prices (grosz3city)
Richard Haimann

RHODES--The evening breeze caresses Mount Attavyros, riffling through the leaves of the hibiscus bushes that cover its slopes. The highest mountain (1,215 m or 3,987 feet) on the island of Rhodes played an important role in Greek mythology.

It was here that the hero Althaimenes prayed to Zeus to change the gruesome fate that had been predicted for him. People on Rhodes are praying today, too – to be spared the fate of so many in the present crisis: unemployment, poverty, loss of standing.

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Yes, Her Too: A Feminist Reading Of The Depp Vs. Heard Case

The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation suit has become a Hollywood media (sh*t) storm, but there are troubling real consequences in the way domestic violence is being portrayed, when the victim is less-than-perfect.

Fans welcome Johnny Depp with "Justice For Johnny" signs at the defamation trial against Amber Heard.

Catalina Ruiz-Navarro*

First the background: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met in 2012. They started a relationship when Depp was still with Vanessa Paradis, and eventually married in 2015. Fifteen months later, Heard filed for divorce, accusing Depp of domestic violence and asking for a restraining order.

In the lawsuit, Heard said, ”I endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating and threatening assaults to me whenever I questioned his authority or disagreed with him.” They then made a million-dollar settlement, and soon after, Heard asked for the restraining order to be dropped.

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