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Tsipras has the super-rich in his sights

18th January, 2015

In the heated Grexit days, during the summer elections of 2012, Alexis Tsipras, leader of the leftist Syriza party, often directed his harshest criticism at Germany, which was providing most of the eurozone’s billions in bailout loans to Greece.

“The people of Europe can no longer be reconciled with the bailouts of barbarism,” Tsipras told reporters after his once-obscure party came in a surprise second during those elections. “European leaders, and especially [Angela] Merkel,...

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