HUFFINGTON POST
01/27/2015 04:07 pm ET Updated Jan 27, 2015

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Not Backing Down On Dismantling Austerity Measures

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Greece’s prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has lined up a formidable coterie of academics, human rights advocates, mavericks and visionaries to participate in Europe’s first anti-austerity government.

Displaying few signs of backing down from pledges to dismantle punitive belt-tightening measures at the heart of the debt-choked country’s international rescue programme, the leftwing radical put together a 40-strong cabinet clearly aimed at challenging Athens’ creditors.

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