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      Greek debt and a default of statesmanship

      Sometimes the right thing to do is the wise thing. That is the case now for Greece. Done correctly, debt reduction would...

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      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “Internal devaluation” via falling wages is incredibly costly — but Greece has been paying...

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    1. 18 hours ago

      Syriza’s electoral win is a chance to strike a deal

      The victory of far-left Syriza in last weekend’s Greek general election opens a dangerous new phase in the eurozone crisis....

    2. 18 hours ago

      Former New Democracy star teams up with Syriza

      Once a rising star of New Democracy, Panos Kammenos now finds himself at the centre of a new coalition that will govern...

    3. 18 hours ago

      Greek banks: diving down

      Sobering news from Greece. The leftwing Syriza party did not, it seems, win the election on a platform of enabling banks to...

    4. 19 hours ago

      Europe cannot agree to write off Greece’s debt

      Syriza have won the Greek election. But, perhaps just as startling, the “far left” party is making considerable headway in...

    5. 19 hours ago

      Halve Greek debt and keep the eurozone together

      Can Greece continue in the eurozone? That question is at the centre of a campaign of innuendo, threat and counter-threat...

    6. 19 hours ago

      Odd couple of Greek politics prepare for creditor talks

      Up to election day, Greece’s foreign creditors comforted themselves with the thought that the defiant anti-bailout,...

    7. 19 hours ago

      Austerity will break any Labour government

      And now they have it. For five years British leftwingers awaited a popular reaction against austerity, one that moved beyond...

    8. The World

      23 hours ago

      Is Greek government debt really 177% of GDP?

      The triumph of the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece’s general election has put back on the table the vexed question of...

    9. 23 hours ago

      Key dates as Syriza seeks debt relief

      Syriza’s momentous election victory in Greece has thrown down a challenge to European governments determined to resist its...

    10. 24 hours ago

      Tories seize on Syriza victory to defend UK cuts

      David Cameron and George Osborne have seized on Syriza’s victory in Greece to bolster their claim that British voters should...

    11. 24 hours ago

      Eurozone leaders reject Greek debt relief demands

      Eurozone leaders gave short shrift to the debt-relief demands of Greece’s far-left Syriza government on Monday even as they...

    12. January 26, 2015

      New Greek leader poised to unveil cabinet

      Greece celebrates Syriza victory Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras, leader of the radical leftwing Syriza party, is...

    13. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      Markets Live: Monday, 26th January, 2015

      This is the transcript of the Markets Live session ending at 12:02 on 26 Jan 2015. Participants in this session were:...

    14. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      Greek austerity after Syriza

      A brief collection of reaction to Sunday’s election in Greece follows. Before we hear from the professional financial crowd,...

    15. January 26, 2015

      Europe reacts to Syriza victory

      Germany Jens Weidmann, Bundesbank president, said on Sunday he hoped the new Greek government would continue to tackle its...

    16. January 26, 2015

      Q&A: What next for Greece and the eurozone

      Q. Does the emphatic victory of the radical leftwing Syriza party in Sunday’s Greek elections mean that a clash over debt...

    17. January 26, 2015

      Who will blink now Syriza has won?

      Three years ago, Syriza was only just recognisable as a modern political party. Today it is the new government of Greece,...

    18. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up for the email here or read it in full below. “The Greek people have given a clear, indisputable mandate for...

    19. January 25, 2015

      Syriza euphoria after win that shakes Europe

      Hours before Alexis Tsipras claimed victory for his radical left Syriza party in Sunday’s snap general election, the street...

    20. January 25, 2015

      Will Syriza’s Tsipras turn out to be a Lula or a Chávez?

      A leftwing party sweeps to victory in Greece, filling European allies with unease. Its leader says Greeks face a choice...

    21. January 25, 2015

      Greece’s debt pile: is it really unsustainable?

      Whatever government emerges after Greece’s parliamentary election, Athens will soon lock horns with its international...

    22. January 25, 2015

      Syriza win throws down challenge to Europe

      The insurgent leftist Syriza party secured a momentous election victory in Greece on Sunday night, throwing down a challenge...

    23. January 25, 2015

      Greece remains on democratic path despite years of depression

      After their third general election in less than three years, Greeks will wake up on Monday to a political, economic and...

    24. The World

      January 24, 2015

      Real world intrudes on Davos

      Holding the World Economic Forum in a ski resort in the Alps sounds like an eccentric decision. In fact, the choice of Davos...

    25. January 23, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras: Greece’s radical or realist?

      They were the biggest student protests since the 1973 Athens Polytechnic uprising that helped bring down Greece’s military...

    26. January 23, 2015

      Q&A: Greek election

      As Greece’s election nears, the latest polls suggest Syriza, the radical leftwing party, has maintained its lead, leaving...

    27. January 23, 2015

      German public resists debt cut for Greece

      Konstantin Gergianakis, a German software executive of Greek origin who describes his politics as “left-leaning”, is...

    28. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      European sovereign debt hypocrisy

      Speaking at Davos this morning, Angela Merkel and Alexander Stubb argued that European creditors should not be held...

    29. January 22, 2015

      After Charlie, an opening for Le Pen

      Marine Le Pen thinks careful language is the route to power. Jean-Marie Le Pen, her predecessor as leader of France’s...

    30. January 22, 2015

      Grexit fears trump ECB largesse on Greek yields

      From the monetary to the existential. After the European Central Bank’s QE launch, the single currency faces the Greek...

    31. January 22, 2015

      Stavros Theodorakis poised to play pivotal role in Greek politics

      The young Greeks crowding open-air cafés around Athens’ Agia Irini square mostly ignored Stavros Theodorakis, leader of the...

    32. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: Finland opens door to Greece renegotiation

      Finland’s prime minister opened the door on Thursday to a renegotiation of the terms of Greek debt short of a writedown in...

    33. January 21, 2015

      Greece polls: Papandreou and Venizelos locked in political battle

      Just three years ago, they were the two political giants who embodied Greece’s struggle with its €245bn bailout: George...

    34. The World

      January 21, 2015

      Greek political dynasties will bide their time

      Greece’s parliamentary elections on Sunday are set to put in power the nation’s most leftwing government, led by the radical...

    35. January 20, 2015

      End austerity before fear kills Greek democracy

      Greece changes on January 25, the day of the election. My party, Syriza, guarantees a new social contract for political...

    36. January 20, 2015

      Syriza’s far-left imagines electoral victory as revenge

      Plato, the Ancient Greek philosopher, thought human beings make correct choices when one part of the soul, rationality,...

    37. January 19, 2015

      Property tax backlash underpins Syriza’s poll prospects

      Aspasia Glynou has endured a barrage of pension cuts and tax increases during Greece’s six-year recession in which her...

    38. January 18, 2015

      Sapin open to debt dialogue with Greece

      French finance minister Michel Sapin has called on eurozone nations to respect the outcome of next Sunday’s election in...

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