Tag archive for ‘Alexis Tsipras’
Ilan Shavit On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Greek minister quits on first day on job over alleged anti-Semitic tweets

Hours after starting his new job, Dimitris Kammenos,  Deputy Minister of infrastructure in Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras government had to resign for posting racist and anti-Semitic messages on twitter. Kammenos More...

News Brief On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Greek PM Tsipras Offers to Step Down

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced he will step down with an eye to snap elections, a move the embattled leader will likely use to shut out dissenters and return to power with a more manageable More...

Daniel Gros On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Why Greece Declined a Euro Holiday

 For the entire first half of this year, since the far-left, anti-austerity Syriza party came to power in January, the Greek saga virtually monopolized the attention of European policymakers. Even as their More...

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Is Tsipras the New Lula?

 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has the chance to become to his country what South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva were to theirs: a man of the left who More...

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Saving Greece, Saving Europe

BERKELEY – Whatever one thinks about the tactics of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s government in negotiations with the country’s creditors, the Greek people deserve better than what they are being More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 13th, 2015

European Summit Strikes Greece Bailout Deal

  Greece reached an agreement with its creditors over the reforms needed to start talks for a third bailout in five years and remain in the euro. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yielded to their austerity More...

Bloomberg On Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Greek Bailout Dissected as German Skepticism Clouds Talks

European officials are grilling Greece on its bailout proposals in talks to save its place in the euro as a German-led bloc questions whether they go far enough. Hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Uri Avnery: To be Greek

EVERYBODY HAS already voiced his (or her) opinion on the Greek crisis, whether he (or she) has an opinion or not. So I feel obliged to do the same. The crisis is immensely complicated. However, it looks to More...

Daniel Gros On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Europe’s Greek Failure

BRUSSELS – Narratives matter, especially when they are intertwined with hard interests. As Greece and its creditors court catastrophe, we are getting a clear picture of how conflicting narratives can lead More...

Bernard-Henri LeVy On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

French Philosopher Bernard-Henri LéVy: Greece’s “No” is No Victory for Democracy

Despite what many are saying – especially those who do not have to bear the consequences of their words – Greek voters’ rejection on Sunday of the latest bailout offer from their country’s creditors did More...

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