Greek Referendum – The Consequences of Defiance

Sunday’s referendum saw the Greek people decisively reject the terms offered by their country’s creditors to continue the bailout package which has, for the last few years, been sustaining the government. 61.3% of those who cast their vote chose to show their defiance of the further austerity measures contained in the proposed deal, which the governing … More Greek Referendum – The Consequences of Defiance

Victory for Syriza

  Syriza, the left-wing alliance, have won the Greek elections. This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to anyone who has been following the situation – all the pre-election polls pointed towards this result. Nevertheless, this is a pivotal moment in not just Greek but European politics: The first time since the financial … More Victory for Syriza