Politico: Where politics is a family affair

In July 2019 Kyriakos Mitsotakis became Greece’s prime minister,  signalling the restoration of one of the country’s most powerful political families after more than a decade of political and economic turmoil following the onset of the 2008 financial crisis.

Greek politics is incorrigibly dynastic. Since the end of military rule in 1974, leadership of the country has been passed around a handful of political families. Read more here in Politico.

Published by adriftinathens

Melbourne girl, living in Athens. I've spent the past two decades writing about bankers, politicians, riots, earthquakes and various other things that move and shake. On permanent trawl for Vegemite. Anything resembling travel advice is entirely incidental.

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