Greece, SYRIZA, and the coming election

At Lenin’s Tomb, a very rich analysis of the potential left victory at the polls in Greece.  This is undoubtedly a hope-inducing development that is nevertheless fraught with potential difficulties.  Whatever the eventual outcome, it is certainly good to see an anti-austerity line drawn in the sand, even if it is only rhetorical at this point.

For those who read French, here is some of the history of the SYRIZA phenomenon from Stathis Kouvélakis.

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