Sunday February 23, 2020

Greece returning to business as usual

As the economy creaks, Alex Tsipras is trying to keep his fragile government together

26th July, 2015

Athens is getting back to business as usual. Last Thursday, Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance minister, voted in favour of the latest “prior conditions” reforms demanded by the creditors. A week previously, he had voted against the first package of prior conditions reforms. Hard to read, hard to understand, harder to predict – that’s political business as usual, Greek-style.

It leaves the electorate as confused as the rest of...

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