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The Sunday Papers

Today is the second Sunday of the new year. Time for stocktaking – what are the prospects before us?

I took a look at the main Sunday papers. 671 more words


No-one is leaving.

If you ever needed examples of the complex, colourful and resourceful nature of the Greek character, you wouldn’t need to look much further than events from this week; 350 more words

Why was the anti-bailout left defeated in the Greek elections?

Yesterday’s piece on Jacobin by Panagiotis Sotiris is an insightful analysis of the disappointing result of the anti-bailout left movement Popular Unity (the Syriza rebels) in Sunday’s Greek elections. 228 more words

EU Politics

22 Sept 2015 (AFR) - Greek election: Markets relieved as voters return Alexis Tsipras to power

(22 September 2015, AFR, p13, by James Chessell )

‘Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may have broken his promise to fight austerity by accepting an… 81 more words

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22 Sept 2015 (TheAge) - Greek election: voters return Tsipras to power

(22 September 2015, The Age, p14, Renee Maltezou)

Athens: Greek leftist Alexis Tsipras stormed back into office with an unexpectedly decisive election victory on Sunday, claiming a clear mandate to steer Greece’s battered economy to recovery. 47 more words

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Greek elections: winners and losers in numbers

There is no doubt that Tsipras won his bet last night, with the rebels of Popular Unity failing to make it to parliament, and by maintaining a striking 145 seats in the parliament – Syriza won 149 MPs in the January 2015 elections. 1,515 more words