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Why Germany Should Pay War Reparations to Greece
In 1960, the then Federal Republic of Germany paid Greece 115 million Deutschmarks on account of compensation for Nazi crimes. Greek governments stated that this was only a fraction of what is due on account of loss of life, damaged infrastructure, and the repayment of a forced loan the Nazis...
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With Greek Revolt As Model, Austerity Opponents Mobilize in Europe
Ahead of banking summit, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tells Greek citizens there will be no return to austerity
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Greece Will Not be 'Blackmailed' into More Austerity, Tsipras Declares
Speech to parliament comes as Greek negotiators indicate they will likely seek temporary loan agreement with new anti-austerity terms on Wednesday
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For Europe’s Sake, Greece Needs a ‘New Deal’
Don’t believe the tripe about the crisis in Europe. With the election of the Syriza Party in Greece, the Greek people have offered Europe hope. This is Europe’s chance to turn from the crippling austerity that has left the South mired in depression and the North sinking in deflation. Syriza is...
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In Showdown with Eurozone Chief Over Austerity, Syriza Refuses to Blink
Greek's newly appointed finance minister declares: "We will not negotiate with the Troika."
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Syriza’s Win is the Beginning of the End for the Eurozone’s Long Nightmare
On how Greece could change the future of Europe
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Yanis Varoufakis – Who Called Austerity "Fiscal Waterboarding" – Appointed Greek Finance Minister
Greece's new economic chapter begins as unrepetent bailout critic takes helm ahead of promised bailout re-negotiations–
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What Syriza’s Victory Means for Greece—and for Europe
The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.
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As European Left Cheers, Syriza Vows to Move Swiftly To End Greek 'Nightmare'
Ruling coalition is announced as Alexis Tsipras prepares to be sworn in as new Prime Minister
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Syriza Victory in Greece Delivers Crushing Blow to Brutal Austerity
Greece "is leaving behind five years of humiliation and pain," Syriza's Tsipras says at victory rally.
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