Five Proposals for Greece and Tsipras

The prime minister could yet lead his people out of crisis.

What's next?

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In the wake of the Greek parliament's vote to accept the severe terms of a new European bailout, the logical thing would be for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to step down. After all, he may have lost his majority in parliament, and he promoted passage of the bailout while saying it was bad for Greece. That's hardly a good basis for any program to work, or for any leader to lead. Yet the prime minister's resignation would help nobody.

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