Euclid Tsakalotos

Time will tell

Watching developments in Britain, my mind goes back to the near-fatal and certainly costly Greek summer of 2015. The turmoil surrounding the bailout referendum called by the leftist-led administration of Alexis Tsipras now feels like a distant memory, or rather like a nightmare one would rather forget. 

Tsakalotos accuses ND gov’t of piggybacking on SYRIZA legacy

Hours after conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that Greece will soon remove the last remaining capital controls imposed on bank depositors at the height of the financial crisis, former finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos accused the government of piggybacking on his administration's efforts to lift restrictions.

What Mitsotakis can bring, what Tsipras could not understand

By all accounts the Mitsotakis administration had the best start of any Greek government in recent decades.
From the very beginning it acted swiftly and decisively, exploiting the positive expectations that were cultivated during the electoral campaign.

The prime minister is already making his mark through laborious nationwide efforts.

SYRIZA raises spectre of a New Democracy neo-liberal restoration

By George Gilson

As it enters the last stretch of the campaign in a general election that all polls indicate it will lose, SYRIZA's main strategy is to depict New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his party as a force that will bring a restoration of neo-liberal austerity policies.