Greece's finance minister is no extremist

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Greece's finance minister is no extremist

Syriza, a hard left party, that outrightly rejects EU-imposed austerity, has given Greek politics its greatest electoral shake-up in at least 40 years. You might expect the man who now occupies the role of finance minister to be a radical zealot, who could throw Greece into the fire.

He is not.

Yanis Varoufakis, the man at the core of the coalition Syriza has forged, is obviously a man of the left. Yet through his career, he has drawn on some of the most passionate advocates of free markets.

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