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Has Greece found the formula for defeating populism?

Has Greece found the formula for defeating populism?

“Greece has a new prime minister. Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office immediately after leading his conservative New Democracy party to a landslide victory in the country’s general election on July 7. His dramatic victory ended 4½ of government by Alexis Tsipras and his far-left Syriza party. And that’s why the significance of this election extends well beyond Greece: Mitsotakis has shown how a traditionally oriented party can take on populists — and defeat them.”

An op-ed by Aristides Hatzis, professor of law, philosophy and economics at the University of Athens and KEFiM’s Director of Research, originally published in Washington Post on July 16th, 2019.

Read the article here.

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