Right now Syriza is neck and neck with New Democracy in Greece for the upcoming elections in Greece. So it is worthwhile to take a look at what Syriza is actually saying and what the consequences of their program would be. I have a copy of their policy platform translated into English and want to give you a sense of what Syriza is saying.
Here are the five main bullet points to remember regarding their political positioning (highlighting added):
"We reject the theory of the ‘colle...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.