Tension peaks as SYRIZA candidates enter last stages of contest
Controversial labour law set to usher in radical changes to employment practices
Tension builds in SYRIZA leadership race as govt moves ahead with wage maturities
Outsider Kasselakis on track to lead SYRIZA after securing key backers
Insurgent campaign from Kasselakis puts shock SYRIZA leadership win in touching distance
Under-fire PM pledges civil defence improvements following summer of destruction
Stournaras in firing line for arguing Greeks can pay more taxes
Tax is one of the most sensitive issues in Greece at the moment as result of four years of repeated hikes so it was no surprise that Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras’s insistence this week that Greeks are not overtaxed caused a political ruction.
Stournaras made the claim in a TV interview at the beginning of the week and then repeated his assertion when questioned about it in the following days. His insistence drew criticism from government ranks as well as opposition parties.
If you are already registered, please sign in.
A tailor-made service for professionals
Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.
Read some of our analysis for no charge
By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read two of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.
Our analysis and data at your fingertips
Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.€500.00