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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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On Verge of Victory, Europe's Ascendant Left Declares 'Subservience is Over'
Joining together ahead of Greek elections, leaders of Syriza and Podemos signal their unified fight against austerity will extend beyond national borders
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Thomas Piketty: Strong Anti-Austerity Parties Are Just What Europe Needs
French economist celebrates rise of Podemos in Spain and Syriza in Greece as antidote to punishing economic policies pushed by elites
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EU Showdown: Greece Takes on the Vampire Squid
Greece and the troika (the International Monetary Fund, the EU, and the European Central Bank) are in a dangerous game of chicken. The Greeks have been threatened with a " Cyprus-Style prolonged ban k holiday " if they "vote wrong." But they have been bullied for too long and are saying "no more."...
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A New Left in Europe: Austerity Gives Rise to New Political Parties.
Revolt against imposition of austerity measures engenders a Keynesian outlook
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Will Snap Elections Bring Greece’s Syriza into Power?
Greece is on the world’s front page again. The headlines bristle with words like “crisis,” “instability” and “fear.” After parliament refused to endorse the ruling New Democracy party’s candidate for president, elections have been called for January 25; the left party, Syriza, has led in the polls...
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Greece, the Troika, and the New York Times
As I have explained in prior articles, there is an excellent chance that the Troika’s infliction of austerity on the eurozone’s periphery could, as with the austerity inflicted under the Washington Consensus continue to produce such long-term rolling recessions that it creates a political dynamic...
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¡Podemos! Spanish Party Rises from Grassroots to Challenge Corruption of Elite Party Rule
In tandem with other rising parties of the Left in Europe, supporters of new political party in Spain have organized their way to doorstep of power
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Vowing to End 'Neoliberal Experiment,' Greek Left Rises as Snap Elections Called
After three failed votes within parliament, Greek public will get chance to vote for new government.
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Good News for Greece's Anti-Austerity Left as First Round Election Fails
Initial round parliamentary elections, out of three, failed to garner enough votes for any party to win. If upcoming votes also fail, leftwing Syriza Party will get chance at popular vote and best opportunity yet to jettison austerity agenda.
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