Boyish Engineer-Turned-Protester Could Be Next Greek Prime Minister
Greeks will elect a new government on Sunday, and the new prime minister could be a charismatic leftist named Alexis Tsipras, a boyish engineer-turned-protester.
He’s promised to end painful austerity measures while stimulating the country’s ravaged economy, but he may be on a collision course with the Europeans who have lent Greece billions in bailout loans. Joanna Kakissis reports from Athens.
- Joanna Kakissis, covers Greece and Cyprus for NPR. She tweets @joannakakissis.
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