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The Establishment Politician Trying to Win Back Greece



in Greece Cariocas Mitsotakis is leading the polls to become the next prime minister if his center-right New Democracy party wins this Sunday it'll mean a return to establishment politics his own father was prime minister in the 1990s and his wins would go against Europe's drift toward populist leaders Greece itself may have reignited that trend with leaders like Prime Minister Alexis tsipras whom it's Atticus is up against aggressiveness to be a soomi-gol economy instead me getting the momentum and he initiated a more ominous element about development services to Greece I've done a lot of my blechtman Santa mr. Mandela give the economy has rebounded since the 2010 debt crisis and Mitsotakis says he has a plan that'll make companies flocked to Greece and convinced the EU to trust the country vice founder Shane Smith sat down with him you're inheriting a troublesome economic history you have a lot of debt how do you do tax cuts if we're still having all of that debt and low growth rates well the key challenge is to restore high growth rates were over the past four years with the current government we've essentially had anemic growth why was that the case because there was no focus on changing the underlying structure of the economy attracting investment and investing in productivity investing in innovation if the economy grows faster our creditors are gonna be happy because that's gonna be repaid more easily because of the high unemployment rate especially for young people you've had a brain drain you a lot of young people leave Greece how do you get them back to have these good jobs so you can increase your economically it all starts with with companies investing and creating jobs hence we have to really convince everyone that the crisis really is over and that the long-term potential of the country is it's very very positive you still have anarchists we've gone to some of these neighborhoods you still have these groups what is the plan to solve these you know these these problems will not go back to extreme I think you're absolutely right I mean we saw the rise of extremism in in Greece sort of before it emerged in the rest of Europe essentially we were ahead of the curve what's happening now is very very interesting I think society realized that electing populist into into power is not a solution to you know underlying economic problems so essentially what is happening is a pendulum is swinging in the opposite direction we are a moderate center-right Liberal Party then I trust Greek society to be mature enough to understand that after four years of populism we need to try something different oh my gosh you see Ngati kuia Pumas 3 under par on your brain before you must analogous for the chicken egg a little on keyboard is now so velocity of the world no stranger supposed to be published in memos to Playa de chronium Mehta tougher Etsy is Reema a diesel a stuffy mucosal irritation with brexit now happening if there's another economic crisis you know god forbid what is what do you see the future of the EU being and is the EU successful in its current political state the EU has been an incredible experiment yeah involuntarily granting sovereignty to a supranational entity in an integrated world where we have on the one hand the u.s. on the other hand you have China we have we need a strong European Union which is small so we need the European Union to be able to punch above its weights do we define the right balance between sovereignty and decisions taken at the European level yes but this doesn't mean that we need to tear up the easy you you

31 Comments

  1. William Kiene
    William Kiene July 8, 2019

    The European Union will collapse because they are not good for Europe. Too much Islamic immigration was forced on Europe.

  2. snowflakesafespace
    snowflakesafespace July 8, 2019

    Don't these idiots realize the only populists to fail in Europe were leftists?

  3. Ryan lex
    Ryan lex July 8, 2019

    Vice news hated it cause center right win and the radical left party lost. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  4. apostolado1
    apostolado1 July 8, 2019

    Sad… If he is a EU globalist. With EU sooner or later you will loose your country. You can't split ideas in half.!!!

  5. Useless Immigrant
    Useless Immigrant July 8, 2019

    SO WHATS THE DEAL IS HE MUSLIM? IF HE IS IT WILL ONLY BE WORSE

  6. Varangian Guard
    Varangian Guard July 8, 2019

    Greece needs an anti establishment candidate. A TRUE one. No more bankers and no more left wing idiots like Tsipras. Escape from the EU. Take back Greece's sovereignty! GOLDEN DAWN IS THE ONLY WAY TO BRING GREECE OUT OF THE ASHES

  7. MACEDONIA KICEVO
    MACEDONIA KICEVO July 8, 2019

    Congrats on your win greetings your neighbour Macedonia 🇲🇰❤️

  8. Underground 1.3.1.2
    Underground 1.3.1.2 July 8, 2019

    Ahahahaha I'm from Greece and we all laugh with Mitsotakis. Of course he's not his fault or Tsipras Fault that our Economy is so bad. The old PASOK (now the name is KINAL) and NEA DIMOKRATIA (Which is now the top now party which Mitsotakis is PRIME MINISTER) took a lot of loans fucked up Greece economy a people for over 40 years. Then Tsipras came who FUCKED GREECE MORE and now again Nea dikokratia is gonna make greece worse. Do not believe everything they said in the TV or the Media. Speak to a greek citizen to undrestand the case

  9. dirk diggler
    dirk diggler July 8, 2019

    Greece or the rest of the world has 2 choices

    1. Be in debt to the EU/central banking mafia

    2. have its banks closed

  10. dirk diggler
    dirk diggler July 8, 2019

    university graduates in Athens make 400 euro a month, thanks to the EU central banking mafia

  11. Papineau Charles
    Papineau Charles July 8, 2019

    The real solution is a centrist government like we have in Canada. A mix between a strong welfare state in education and heath care and a flexible job market where entrepreneurship is strong.

  12. Harry Ax
    Harry Ax July 8, 2019

    Don't know anything about Greek politics but he is an eloquent, educated guy.

  13. Bite Me
    Bite Me July 8, 2019

    I worry that Greece is America in 20 years. We are broke and can't pay our debts yet half the PEOPLE (democrats) will vote for the politician who promises more FREE stuff.

  14. Snake Plisskin
    Snake Plisskin July 8, 2019

    Athens needs some skyscrapers, it looks like an african capitol.

  15. Georgios The Greek
    Georgios The Greek July 8, 2019

    God help us !!!

  16. baits
    baits July 8, 2019

    brain drain is correct , being in the eu . most smart people have already left a sinking ship . greek pensions are higher than paid workers in north macedonia so why in the world would companies go to greece when labour is cheaper in north macedonia .

  17. Magpie
    Magpie July 8, 2019

    Don't make a another mistake, Greece – get off your backsides and vote out the crypto commie Tsipras and his vile left-wing party. He's even worse than Corbyn.

  18. European Unionball
    European Unionball July 8, 2019

    Wow, a populist that doesn't verbally shit all over the EU. I think I've seen it all now.

  19. UdReks
    UdReks July 8, 2019

    How is this not populism? He's telling people he will reduce taxes to fuel growth. But he will have no control over Greek tax policy. The EU controls that. He's lying through his teeth. His party is the party that lied about the state of the Greek budget deficit.

  20. Sir Amic Varze
    Sir Amic Varze July 8, 2019

    He'll do the same crap that led to the crisis by giving tax breaks to rich people and then in a few years time everyone will be clutching their pearls and wondering how no one saw it coming.

  21. Yanis Kesidis
    Yanis Kesidis July 8, 2019

    Just make church pay taxes.
    Just devide medieval institutions from the government.

  22. Idris Ertem
    Idris Ertem July 8, 2019

    Greece is Europe's toilet now.

  23. lucid_delirium
    lucid_delirium July 8, 2019

    Greece went broke because of the new democrats and pasok plundering and tax evasions. Syriza was doing a fine job, albeit slow, at repairing Greece, which is corrupt to the bone. If Greeks vote for the new democrats again, they will prove how stupid they truly are.

  24. indpnv
    indpnv July 8, 2019

    This dude speaks way better than Orange man.

  25. JJoe
    JJoe July 8, 2019

    I just got off the phone with my Greek brother in law. No one in Greece considers this guy “establishment” and the country’s demise had nothing to do with the policies he’s advocating for. Vice is just propaganda these days.

  26. Captain America
    Captain America July 8, 2019

    Greece went broke because of socialism. Keep the left out.

  27. paul castle
    paul castle July 8, 2019

    Should never have joined the EU , didn't qualify anyway , nor did Romania , Bulgaria etc .

  28. George Aliagas
    George Aliagas July 8, 2019

    Greece is so far gone no one can can change it

  29. Lesvinx
    Lesvinx July 8, 2019

    Greece is done rn, they need a dictator thats competent or something cause they are fucked rn

  30. OhPlease a
    OhPlease a July 8, 2019

    Lol… only vice can call this news. Does anyone think that something will change? They all are working for big corporations, power and money.

  31. The Imp0ssible
    The Imp0ssible July 8, 2019

    Another pet of Europe pretending to be the Messiah. Greece is done for.

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