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transtraxman
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Portugal´s left-wing parties oust the right-wing government looking to replace them. As a result, even before achieving power the left-wingers are sticking their fingers in the pie to influence and/or reverse sell-offs previously agreed to help solve Portugal´s economic problems.

“Portugal’s left-wing opposition topples minority government”, (BBC news 10-11-15)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34779839

….And the first action is to stop the sale of TAP!!
“Portugal’s Socialists Seek To Suspend TAP Sale” (Airwise/Reuters 11-11-15)

http://news.airwise.com/story/portugals-socialists-seek-to-suspend-tap-sale

…apparently the reason is that the sale was due to be completed today, 12-11-15. But this is dogmatic politics at work not measures to aleviate cuts in social services.