Tsipras bolsters ties with Europe’s rising leftists but also looks beyond

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: European Union, SYRIZA

For the last couple of years, SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has described what seemed like a leftist pipedream: The uniting of left-wing political forces on the eurozone periphery. Now, he is at the forefront of trying to turn this into reality.

Tsipras was up front and centre at the meeting of Spain’s rampant anti-austerity party, Podemos, on Saturday. He addressed party members and was pictured alongside the rising star of Spanish politics, Pablo Iglesias, who was elected Podemos’s first secr...

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