The new Tsipras: Syriza leader wins after split with radical left (part 1)
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On Sunday, Alexis Tsipras won the snap election he called after agreeing to harsh bailout terms. When his Syriza party won in January, European anti-austerity parties hoped for a new movement that promised to stand up to Brussels, Berlin and the banks. Did Tsipras get a better deal? What have we learned in the past nine months, in places like Spain and the UK where the hard-left is on the rise, or in France and northern Europe where the far-right hopes to cash in on the frustrations of voters?