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Editorial: Benefits or investments and growth?

Once again we are witnessing pledges of a host of social benefits, and area in which Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is by far the champion.

Undaunted after the benefits he handed out on the eve of European and local elections on 26 May failed to woo voters, he is still making promises in an effort to halt his party's downward spiral.

Editorial: Old party politics alive and kicking

Eurogroup finance ministers and Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras may be ringing the alarm bell regarding the fiscal consequences of a barrage of handouts that the government is announcing, but it appears that the PM's office has decided to press forward anyway in order to change the negative political climate.