Helping realize local business dreams

Linda Rottenberg, cofounder and CEO of Endeavor, a non-profit that focuses on boosting entrepreneurship, suffers from the quintessentially American bug of relentless optimism. It is easy to get carried away by her upbeat outlook, to forget the depressing resilience of the Greek crisis and to dare believe that anything is possible.  

Our powerlessness

"We are powerless." This phrase could have been the main takeaway from the documentary presented by Kathimerini Executive Editor Alexis Papachelas on the deadly fires in eastern Attica last year, which aired on Thursday on Greek broadcaster Skai. It was the voice of an employee who worked at one of the state agencies that had a leading role on that fateful day.