Alexis Tsipras drives through tax increases and pensions shake-up amid angry splits in his Syriza party.
As Greece's government wrestles with the prospect of more austerity, anger and fear are darkening the streets.
Greek law-makers, under terrific urging from EU officials, elected to accept a package of austerity measures necessary to avert a government default.
What would you do this morning if you were a Greek? Would you agree to your government cutting public-sector jobs, pay and pensions?
Europe's plan for a new bailout of Greece may buy the country only several more months' breathing space.
Tens of thousands of protesters angry about the government's austerity policies have demanded the heavily indebted country stop paying its creditors.