Alexis Tsipras

Economics

Why Greek voters bucked Europe, backed an anti-austerity party

Voters in Greece have thrown their support behind Alexis Tsipras, the leader of a left-wing, anti-austerity party called Syriza. Tsipras says his first task as prime minister will be to renegotiate the tough economic measures imposed on Greece by the Eurozone, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. Tsipras says he wants to give Greeks their dignity back.

Economics

Why Europe is suddenly rediscovering Greece's financial instability

You'd be forgiven for thinking Greece's financial mess had been straightened out. After all, there's been little talk lately of a Greek exit, or "Grexit," from the Eurozone. But a call for new elections in Greece, coupled with the strength of an anti-austerity party headed by Alexis Tsipras, has Europeans considering Grexit 2.0.

Global Politics

Which Way Will Greece Go?

Greeks go to the polls on June 17th with the financial crisis weighing heavily on them. Some are finding hope in a left-wing coalition called Syriza. But others question whether the party, and it's young leader, are fit to govern.

Global Politics

Which Way Will Greece Go?

Greeks go to the polls on June 17th with the financial crisis weighing heavily on them. Some are finding hope in a left-wing coalition called Syriza. But others question whether the party, and it's young leader, are fit to govern.

Economics

Why Europe is suddenly rediscovering Greece's financial instability

You'd be forgiven for thinking Greece's financial mess had been straightened out. After all, there's been little talk lately of a Greek exit, or "Grexit," from the Eurozone. But a call for new elections in Greece, coupled with the strength of an anti-austerity party headed by Alexis Tsipras, has Europeans considering Grexit 2.0.

Economics

Why Greek voters bucked Europe, backed an anti-austerity party

Voters in Greece have thrown their support behind Alexis Tsipras, the leader of a left-wing, anti-austerity party called Syriza. Tsipras says his first task as prime minister will be to renegotiate the tough economic measures imposed on Greece by the Eurozone, the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. Tsipras says he wants to give Greeks their dignity back.