Where next for Greece after Syriza's election victory?


#1

The Greek election over the weekend has resulted in the far-left Syriza party winning the most votes and parliamentary seats. Early indications are th
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#2

The only hope for Greece is that it comes out of the Euro, goes through the short term pain and and is in a position to rebuild itself.

The return of the Drachma will ensure that they can sell things to the world cheaply again. I know they manufacture little at present but a cheap currency will make the possibility of this easier plus they would get a massive tourism boost.

I think this election outcome is good for Greece and will be good for Europe in the medium terms too.


#3

Until recently Syrzia’s policy was to leave the Euro, watch this space me thinks.

Greece leaving the Euro would decimate anyone with bank savings in Greece but I think I agree with you @Steelman that it would benefit in the long term.

I wonder if because Alexis Tsipras is so cute he attracted the female vote. The photo of him looks like something Pierre et Gilles would do.


#4

I was watching the news today and I said to Mr Mumknowsbest he is right handsome that new Greek Prime Minister. I bet he’s well good at eating a bacon sandwich!

 


#5

Haha, well unfortuantley for him @Mumknowsbest being handsome won’t solve the Greeks problems. I just read they’re increasing public sector pensions and suspending privatisations. The man sounds like he’s going to be a disaster fro Greece.

What I find really annoying about the Greeks is their propensity to blame the German’s or whatever European country is refusing to pay for their F**k up.