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  • Tsipras starts to flesh out SYRIZA's economic policy but questions remain

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    In a much-anticipated speech, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras unveiled the main pillars of his party’s economic policy platform on Saturday, focusing on debt relief from the eurozone, the use of European Union funds to boost employment, a reduction in taxes and an increase of wages and pensions.

  • Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com] Samaras, Tsipras under pressure to deliver on plans for economic policy

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    The government has built up expectations regarding Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's economic policy speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday, September 6 but the political tone for the weeks to come may be set by SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras's address a week later.

  • Photo by MacroPolis In bid to polish SYRIZA's image, Tsipras visits Mount Athos monks

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    There were a few raised eyebrows when SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras spent two days at the semi-autonomous monastic community on Mount Athos in northern Greece last week but his visit should be seen within the context of the leftist party trying to broaden its appeal and mend its damaged relationship with the Orthodox church.

  • Photo by MacroPolis SYRIZA drawing up manifesto and foraging for allies

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    SYRIZA will attempt to answer its critics in the next few weeks by drawing up a manifesto that aims to respond to the persistent doubts about whether the opposition party has the answers to Greece’s problems.

  • Photo by Harry van Versendaal Return of coastal bill may give SYRIZA new chance to build support

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    After failing in its bid to force Parliament to vote on whether to hold a referendum on the part-privatisation of the Public Power Corporation (PPC) earlier this month, SYRIZA now intends to confront the coalition over legislation aiming to make it easier to develop Greece’s coastline.

  • Photo by MacroPolis DIMAR imploding and leaving gap in Greek center left

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    Democratic Left (DIMAR), once the junior partner in a three-party governing coalition, is in danger of complete collapse after losing two more MPs, who took parting shots at its leader Fotis Kouvelis, on Thursday.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Bid to form alliance for PPC referendum tests SYRIZA's political mettle

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    Although the government is coming under pressure due to its attempts to sell part of Greece's electricity monopoly, the Public Power Corporation (PPC), the confrontation over the privatisation may end up being a sterner test of SYRIZA's mettle than the coalition's.

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