Juncker Backs Greece’s Case

- May 8, 2016

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Greece has “basically achieved” enough reforms to be eligible for debt relief.

Greece Rejects IMF Austerity Demand

- May 4, 2016

A Greek government official says the country will not approve contingency savings measures that the International Monetary Fund is demanding.

Greece Says IMF Delays Talks

- March 4, 2016

Greece’s Finance Minister has blamed the IMF for delays in the latest review of the country’s compliance with austerity measures.

Nothing is a Given – Not Even Democracy

- March 3, 2016

Democracy is a fragile polity, as Europe – where fascism put down its roots – knows very well, and in Greece, the clouds of authoritarianism are visible.

Drawn-Out Bailout Review Irks Greece

- January 9, 2016

Greek officials aren’t happy Eurozone chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said a review of the country’s bailout terms could take months to complete.

Most Greeks Expect More Misery

- January 4, 2016

Coming up on six years of austerity measures, more than half of Greeks expect their lives will get worse no matter who’s in power anymore.

Tsakalotos Says Greece Must Reform

- December 10, 2015

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, a Marxist economist, says the country has no choice but to bend to international lenders and bankers.