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My review of Banerjee & Duflo’s (this year’s Nobel winners in economics) latest book – The Observer

REVIEW: Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems, by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo A recent YouGov survey confirmed that economists are the least trusted professionals in the UK today. Brexit is only the latest contributor to the public’s understandable rejection of a profession that has either failed spectacularly to raise […]

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“Should liberal capitalism be saved?”A debate between Martin Wolf & Yanis Varoufakis, Today, London, Wincott Foundation

On November 14, 2019, The Wincott Foundation will host an evening debate at the Financial Times to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. This special event takes the place of the usual annual Harold Wincott Memorial Lecture. The Foundation was set up in honour of Harold Wincott, who was widely regarded as the finest economic journalist of […]

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Quantitative Easing: Its rationale, impact and the future of the world economy – Audio of speech delivered at ICA 2019

Hosted by Bahrain Financial Market Association, the two-day conference organized in cooperation with the Central Bank of Bahrain themed “Reshaping Finance in a Changing Economy”. The ICA hosted the Greek former Minister of Finance Professor Yanis Varoufakis at a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Jarmo T. Kotilaine the Chief Planning and Monitoring Officer of Tamkeen. Other […]

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“Brexit, for all its ills, has reinvigorated British democracy” – Cambridge Union address, 8 NOV 2019

Last Friday (8th November 2019), I delivered a Cambridge Union address on (what else?) Brexit. My opening message was: “Instead of moaning about the state of British institutions, rejoice! For all its many ills, Brexit has reinvigorated British democracy.” Unlike most continental European parliaments, the House of Commons remains at the heart of decision making and, […]

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Capitalism, Democracy and Europe – Interviewed for the Great Transition Initiative

As harsh austerity and xenophobic nationalism fester in Europe, Yanis Varoufakis discusses his antidote with Tellus Senior Fellow Allen White. What inspired your career trajectory from academic economist to prominent supranational activist? I went into politics because of the financial crisis of 2008. Had financial capitalism not imploded, I would have happily continued my quite […]

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Το επίκαιρο ΟΧΙ και η σωφροσύνη του λαού μας – μήνυμα του Γραμματέα του ΜέΡΑ25

Η γιορτή του ΟΧΙ αυτή την 28η Οκτωβρίου, όπως και κάθε 28η Οκτωβρίου των τελευταίων ετών, είναι μέρα ανάσας και ανάτασης για τον ελληνικό λαό. Η γιορτή του ΟΧΙ είναι, παράλληλα, μια δύσκολη μέρα για το Μνημονιακό Τόξο που προσπαθεί, χρόνια τώρα, να επιβληθεί σ΄ένα γενναίο λαό ο οποίος, ξανά και ξανά, αποδεικνύει ότι γνωρίζει […]

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O στόχος του Αναπτυξιακού Νόμου της κυβέρνησης; Η ραγδαία Ανάπτυξη της Υποανάπτυξης

  Ο «Αναπτυξιακός» Νόμος της κυβέρνησης της ΝΔ δεν είναι απλά αναποτελεσματικός, ή αντι-αναπτυξιακός, όπως λένε άλλα αντιπολιτευόμενα κόμματα. Μακάρι να ήταν μόνο αυτό. Όχι, ο «Αναπτυξιακός» Νόμος της κυβέρνησης της ΝΔ είναι, πράγματι, αναπτυξιακός. Βοηθά και προωθεί με ζηλευτή ισχύ την Ανάπτυξη της… Υποανάπτυξης. Δεν είναι το ίδιο πράγμα ένα αναποτελεσματικό σχέδιο ανάπτυξης με […]

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“El ‘establishment’ y la ultraderecha se necesitan” – El Mundo

Costa Gavras adapta al cine su libro autobiográfico en la película ‘Comportarse como adultos’ que se estrena el viernes. Yanis Varoufakis es el autor del libro en el que se basa la última película de Costa-Gavras. SANTI COGOLLUDO Yanis Varoufakis (Falero, 1961) es de los pocos ex ministros de finanzas (con o sin moto) que puede […]

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Caroline Lucas & Yanis Varoufakis search for what went wrong with democracy – THE BIG ISSUE

The Green Party MP and the MeRA25 leader journey from democracy’s inception through the tumultuous Brexit period and through to the year 2035 There’s chaos on the streets of Westminster as the activists of Extinction Rebellion bring traffic to a standstill to highlight the urgency of action on the climate crisis. If the old democracy […]

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Progressive Internationalism & why a Corbyn government is the only cure for a terrible Brexit – openDemocracy video interview

At this year’s The World Transformed, we caught up with some of the key figures in the movement for a new economy and politics. In the grand finale of our exclusive series, Yanis Varoufakis speaks to ourEconomy about Brexit, the coming UK general election, a constitutional assembly for Britain, and his agenda of a new Bretton Woods, public […]

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With a recession on its way, it is time we demanded an International Green New Deal

Last April, again in The Guardian, David Adler and I called for a particular Green New Deal to be implemented internationally. Now that a new recession is ante portas, we are renewing this call, suggesting that we cannot afford yet another ‘good’ economic crisis to go to waste. Our latest piece in The Guardian follows: […]