• Athena Psyhogios (Henderson) Talks About the Escape Plan to Free Alekos Panagoulis This interview was granted to Demetra Giannopoulou-Gaitanou* for the Athens News Agency-Macedonia Press Agency (ANA–MPA) and was published by ANA-MPA on May 1, 2014, the anniversary of the death of Alekos Panagoulis in 1976. Translation by James C. Henderson orn on January 30, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, USA, Athena Psyhogios returned to Greece in 1932 […] One response 14 min read July 12, 2014
  • The Cell THE CELL by Athena M. Henderson I sit on a mattress crusted with dirt— a political prisoner in a cell two by three meters. The door opens and a plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce and vanilla pudding scrapes onto the floor. No responses 1 min read August 2, 2012
  • Tortures, the American Way TORTURES THE AMERICAN WAY Poetry by Athena M. Henderson Commentary by Scott Thompson Athena’s lifelong involvement with activism began when she served in the Greek Resistance against the Nazis as a young teenager. In 1967, a military junta known as the Regime of the Colonels seized power in Greece with the support of the CIA […] One response 3 min read July 8, 2012
  • Corridors CORRIDORS by Athena M. Henderson When the corridors are empty you hear the piercing noise of the iron gates slam shut. The echo penetrates your soul. You sit in a tiny cell a single bed, a table, a chair— eating potatoes swimming in clear water. You eat because you are hungry. Babies cry as they […] No responses 0 min read July 3, 2012
  • Gnats GNATS by Athena M. Henderson The crown of my head touches the wall my toes touch the opposite wall as I lie on my grime-encrusted mattress. Gnats buzz about me and bite my arms, legs, stomach, face. My nails are full of blood from scratching. A soldier kicks my cell door and yells, “Don’t scratch.” […] No responses 1 min read July 2, 2012
  • Occupy Discussed on “Off the Record News” The editorial team of Occupied Minds Magazine, as members of Occupy Saint Paul, Minnesota, discuss the Occupy movement, April 18, 2012 on “Off the Record News” with host Diane Longrie. “Off the Record News” is a local cable television show aired from the community cable television studios in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. No responses 0 min read April 18, 2012