The Tsipras media frenzy, the game of poker and a reality check for Greece

Alexis Tsipras is just 37 year's old and suddenly his appealing face is all over the international press. There is a story there, a media story of a young man, who took an obscure left leaning party and brought it to prominence. All eyes are upon him because he is playing a high stakes game… Continue reading The Tsipras media frenzy, the game of poker and a reality check for Greece

Can this be real? (don’t forget to look at polls going up and down)

It's new elections for Greece. If this poll is any indication it marks the beginning of a new era in Greek politics. Frankly, if the former large parties of ND and PASOK are going to be performing so abysmally, they should just quit while there is still time and re-invent themselves in some relevant way.… Continue reading Can this be real? (don’t forget to look at polls going up and down)

Ο κύβος ερρίφθη. The die is cast … May the force be with you!

Ολοκληρώθηκαν οι συζητήσεις με τον Πρόεδρο της Δημοκρατίας. Πλήρες αδιέξοδο. Πλήρης ασυνεννοησία. Απογοητευτική συνάντηση χωρίς ξεκάθαρη στρατηγική για τη διάσωση της χώρας. Ούτε το ποιός μπορεί να κυβερνήσει με ποιόν μετεκλογικά δεν μπορεί να έχει ακόμα αποφασισθεί. Η κριτική ίσως και να μην έχει νόημα. Το ζήτημα είναι να δούμε πράγματι το τι θέλουμε την… Continue reading Ο κύβος ερρίφθη. The die is cast … May the force be with you!

Do you hear what I hear? Time to pay real attention to what they are saying.

In less than one hour,  the President of the Hellenic Republic is going to once again try to find a solution so that this parliament can form a government and not go to a new election. * Right now, SYRIZA will not attend. DIMAR of Fotis Kouvelis who could work with ND and PASOK to form… Continue reading Do you hear what I hear? Time to pay real attention to what they are saying.

Politicians are quickly responding to developments as abruptly and erratically as the Markets.

It is becoming increasingly clear that politicians that have been strongly criticizing the markets for knee jerk reactions to political negotiations, are now strongly resembling them in their own reactions. Everyday, one reads of how the Euro can survive without Greece and minutes later what a catastrophe it would mean for the eurozone if Greece were… Continue reading Politicians are quickly responding to developments as abruptly and erratically as the Markets.

Who will govern if they can’t form a government in June? Tell politicians to “Sign for Greece!”

Greece is fast running out of options. The parties have thus far failed to find a way to form a coalition government mainly because the second largest party SYRIZA does not want any part of it.The polls show that if elections were held today, SYRIZA would be the party of choice for the electorate. So… Continue reading Who will govern if they can’t form a government in June? Tell politicians to “Sign for Greece!”