An imagined coup d’état, and the Greek hero that wasn’t

Two weeks of rhetoric come to an end as reality, and more austerity, are set to make an appearance.


Fifteen days ago, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, pulled his then finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, out of a critical Eurogroup meeting that would have seen a deal with the Greek government that would set both minds, and markets at ease.
As Tsipras’ own ministerial cabinet revealed, Tsipras knew that he could not get the deal through the Greek parliament without suffering tremendous loses from his own party. The only choice was resignation or referendum, and, sadly, in Greek politics res...


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