All Articles on Alexis Tsipras

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'Only Ray of Hope in This Bleak Setting': As Greek Right Regains Power, Applause as Varoufakis-Led MeRA25 Wins First-Ever Seats in Parliament
"As of today, we embark upon a steadfast campaign against the most parasitic and cruel form of oligarchy that New Democracy will strive to erect upon the foundation of Mr. Tsipras's bailout agreement."
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With Spanish Election Results, Anti-Austerity Fever Spreads Across Europe
Buoyed by third-place showing, Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias hails the birth of 'a new Spain'
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How Greece’s Creditors Trounced Syriza
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.
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Reports: Greek Prime Minister To Resign, Announce Snap Elections
Resignation seen as attempt to forestall political revolt following approval of new bailout package and austerity measures in economically-battered nation
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Greece for Sale: First Wave of Privatization Begins with Airport Buyout
'The purpose of the bailout has little to do with repaying debt and everything to do with creating a corporate paradise in the Mediterranean.'
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Germany Profits from Greeks' Hardships
As Greeks suffer in multiple ways the effects of the economic crisis their country is going through, Germany has profited handsomely from the Greek crisis. This is a conclusion of research carried out by the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH). The study shows that the Greek debt crisis...
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After Contentious All-Nighter, Greece Bailout Approval Spurs Rebellion
'Ask anyone who knows anything about Greece's finances and they will tell you this deal is not going to work,' former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said
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Greek Austerity and Its Resemblance to African Debt Peonage
On July 16 this year protests erupted outside Greek parliament as lawmakers were approving further harsh austerity plan in exchange for a third European bailout. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won by 229 votes to 64 while 32 members of his own Syriza party voted against the measures, including...
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Tsipras Boots Syriza's Left from Government
Former financial minister Yanis Varoufakis warns that new reforms will "go down in history as the greatest disaster of macroeconomic management ever."
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Why Climate Activists Should Care About Greece
After months of conflict and a marathon 16 hours of negotiations on Sunday, Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the Troika reached an agreement on the country’s future: a third bailout and a distant promise of debt restructuring in exchange for draconian austerity measures , deregulation and...
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