Skip to content
The Editors

Europe's Best Hope for Greece?

Ahead of elections, former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has support in Paris and Berlin.
Give them a real choice.

Give them a real choice.

Photographer: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images

It wasn't so long ago that Alexis Tsipras was describing the International Monetary Fund as "criminal" and demanding that Germany pay war reparations to Greece. That he is now Europe's favored candidate for prime minister of Greece is a paradox that should reassure no one.

QuickTake Greece's Financial Odyssey