Pro tip for the eurozone: Give Greece's Syriza what it wants

The country's new prime minister is calling for a change

(Image credit: (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris))

Syriza, a left-wing party, won a resounding victory in Greek elections over the weekend, running on a platform to roll back a vicious austerity program imposed by eurozone elites. Now the leaders of the eurozone must choose whether they will respect the will of Greek voters or double down on an austerity regime that has crippled the Greek economy.

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his intention is not to leave the euro, but to renegotiate the terms of Greece's austerity package. If they have any sense at all, eurozone elites will give Syriza what it wants.

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