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In 2012, the insolvent Greek state borrowed €41 billion from European taxpayers to recapitalize the country’s insolvent commercial banks. Photo: Bloomberg<br />

The great Greek bank robbery

4 min read . 29 Dec 2015
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses lawmakers during a parliament session prior the confidence vote of the new government, at the Greek Parliament in Athens early on 8 October. Photo: AFP<br />

Greece without illusions

4 min read . 08 Oct 2015
Supporters of Syriza in Athens on Sunday. Although the party was projected as falling short of an absolute majority in the 300-member parliament, Alexis Tsipras was expected to form a coalition government with relative ease. Photo: Reuters<br />
Photo: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg <br />

Is it time to put the euro to bed?

4 min read . 20 Jul 2015
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