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Greek leaders hit the wall of harsh reality

If Syriza forces default, the suffering Greek people will suffer even more

8th February, 2015
Pat Rabbitte

Seldom has the election of a new government in a member state of the EU sparked so much fascination and goodwill as the success of the Syriza Alliance in Greece. People who never voted for a left-wing party in their lives are cheering on Alexis Tsipras and his colleagues. Even in usually staid quarters there are calls for “our own Syriza party now”.

One suspects that there is a mix of emotions behind...

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