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Tsipras looks like he is crumbling

blogs.reuters.com — It looks like Alexis Tsipras is crumbling. After the banks closed and public opinion started moving against him, the Greek prime minister seems desperate for a deal with his creditors. Athens has now defaulted to the International Monetary Fund, adding to the pressure. But it is not clear lenders will cut him any slack.

Hugo Dixon: Tsipras looks like he is crumbling

breakingviews.com — It looks like Alexis Tsipras is crumbling. After the banks closed and public opinion started moving against him, the Greek prime minister seems desperate for a deal with his creditors. Athens has now defaulted to the International Monetary Fund, adding to the pressure. But it is not clear lenders will cut him any slack.

It’s still possible to stop Grexit

blogs.reuters.com — Athens has declared a six-day bank holiday after talks with its creditors broke down. But there are several ways Greece can still avoid quitting the euro. The most obvious is to vote in the coming referendum for the terms offered by the euro zone and International Monetary Fund.

Hugo Dixon: It’s still possible to stop Grexit

blogs.reuters.com — Athens has declared a six-day bank holiday after talks with its creditors broke down. But there are several ways Greece can still avoid quitting the euro. The most obvious is to vote in the coming referendum for the terms offered by the euro zone and International Monetary Fund.

Hugo Dixon: It's still possible to stop Grexit

breakingviews.com — Athens has declared a six-day bank holiday after talks with its creditors broke down. But there are several ways Greece can still avoid quitting the euro. The most obvious is to vote in the coming referendum for the terms offered by the euro zone and International Monetary Fund.

Hugo Dixon: Tsipras gambles Greece

blogs.reuters.com — The Greek PM is offering the people a choice between bad and extremely bad. Capital controls are likely before a July 5 vote on the creditors' terms. It's not clear their offer will be on the table even if the people want it. If they don't, the drachma and more misery lie ahead.

Hugo Dixon: Tsipras gambles Greece

breakingviews.com — The Greek PM is offering the people a choice between bad and extremely bad. Capital controls are likely before a July 5 vote on the creditors' terms. It's not clear their offer will be on the table even if the people want it. If they don't, the drachma and more misery lie ahead.

Hugo Dixon: The big fat Greek blame game

breakingviews.com — If Greece collapses, there will be giant dollops of blame to go round. The biggest ones will stick on whoever behaves most unreasonably in the standoff between Athens and its creditors, which could easily end in default and disaster.

The big fat Greek blame game

blogs.reuters.com — If Greece collapses, there will be giant dollops of blame to go round. The biggest ones will stick on whoever behaves most unreasonably in the standoff between Athens and its creditors, which could easily end in default and disaster.

Everybody Shares Blame in Greek Crisis

nytimes.com — If Greece collapses, there will be giant dollops of blame to go round. The biggest ones will stick on whoever behaves most unreasonably in the stand-off between Athens and its creditors, which could easily end in default and disaster.
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Jul 01, 2015

This is Tsipras' idea of democracy. Greek referendum falls short of standards - Council of Europe. reut.rs/1C9pX6O via @Reuters

Jul 01, 2015

RT @KazimirPeter: I’m afraid that #Greece banks might not reopen with the euro as the currency in case the referendum on Sunday ends with a NO

Jul 01, 2015

RT @YanniKouts: Tsipras attacks creditors' proposals. [which he accepted last night].

Jul 01, 2015

4 Lectures about democracy from a man who deceived people with wild promises & called referendum with 8 days' notice are getting tedious

Jul 01, 2015

3 If Tsipras really doesn't have Grexit plan (& I sort of believe he's not thought it through) bringing back drachma will be unplanned chaos

Jul 01, 2015

2 Tsipras also wrong to say NO vote will lead to better deal with creditors. Every day wasted is driving Greece further into depression

Jul 01, 2015

RT @MariosZachariad: listening to Tsipras&GR media one wonders: Does anyone worry about GR productive sector? or just pensions&benefits?@Gr…

Jul 01, 2015

Tsipras wrong: if people vote NO, deposits will be lost - either through haircut or through devaluation

Jul 01, 2015

10 how long before Greek shops charge premium for paying with cards or accept discount for cash? A sort of parallel currency.

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