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Costa Gavras: I will make a film based on Adults in the Room

Costa Gavras, whose films shaped the conscience of the internationalist  struggle for democracy everywhere, yesterday issued the following statement – in the context of the launch of the Greek edition of my Adults in the Room. Needless to say I am chuffed and deeply grateful. When the crisis began, the tragedy that the Greek people are […]

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ΑΝΙΚΗΤΟΙ ΗΤΤΗΜΕΝΟΙ, Δευτέρα 9 Οκτωβρίου, 7μμ – βιβλιοπαρουσίαση στην Τεχνόπολη (Γκάζι) με τους: Νάντια Βαλαβάνη, Βασίλη Βασιλικό & Νίκο Θεοχαράκη

Η ελληνική έκδοση του βιβλίου του Γιάνη Βαρουφάκη για την Ελληνική Άνοιξη 2015, που έγινε best seller στην Βρετανία υπό τον τίτλο ADULTS IN THE ROOM, παρουσιάζεται την Δευτέρα 9/10 στις 7μμ στην Τεχνόπολη Δήμου Αθηναίων (Αεροφυλάκιο 1 – Αμφιθέατρο) υπό τον τίτλο ΑΝΙΚΗΤΟΙ ΗΤΤΗΜΕΝΟΙ: Για μια ελληνική άνοιξη μετά από ατελειώτους μνημονιακούς χειμώνες. Το βιβλίο […]

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Schäuble leaves but Schäuble-ism lives on

Wolfgang Schäuble may heave left the finance ministry but his policy for turning the eurozone into an iron cage of austerity, that is the very antithesis of a democratic federation, lives on. What is remarkable about Dr Schäuble’s tenure was how he invested heavily in maintaining the fragility of the monetary union, rather than eradicating it in order […]

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On negotiating with the EU & fiscal money – with Anatole Kaletsky & journalists from El Pais, Handelsblatt – Project Syndicate video

Yanis Varoufakis  discusses how to negotiate with the EU and his proposal to introduce fiscal money with Anatole Kaletsky, Co-Chairman of Gavekal Draganomics, David Alandete, Managing Editor of El Pais, and Torsten Riecke, Handelsblatt’s international correspondent.

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Adults in the Room: The Sordid Tale of Greece’s Battle Against Austerity and the Troika – by Dean Baker, Huffington Post

Yanis Varoufakis begins his account of his half year as Greece’s finance minister in the left populist Syriza government (Adults in the Room, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) with a description of a meeting with Larry Summers. According to Varoufakis, Summers explains that there are two types of politicians. There are those who are on the […]

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Review of Adults in the Room – The Fabian Society

Book review: A whistleblower’s tale Vassilis K Fouskas 21 August 2017 Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment, Yanis Varoufakis, 2017, Bodley Head, £20Yanis Varoufakis, a British-trained economist who taught for many years in Australia, Britain and Greece, was Greece’s finance minister for 162 days during Syriza’s first few months in office […]

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“Denn sie wissen nicht, was sie tun” – Review of Adults in the Room by Basler Zeitung (in German)

Yanis Varoufakis, der linke Star, erzählt, wie die EU sein Land zu einer Kolonie gemacht hat. Er hat recht von Alpha bis Omega. Yanis Varoufakis, der wilde Marxist, der kluge Ökonom, kritisiert in seinem neuen Buch die Europäische Union. Bild: Keystone Der frühere griechische Finanzminister Yanis Varoufakis hat vor Kurzem ein Buch vorgelegt («Die ganze Geschichte: […]

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Απάντηση στον κ. Τσίπρα στην δήλωσή του για την επιλογή μου ως Υπ.Οικ. – επιστολή στον Guardian, 24η Ιουλίου 2017

Επιστολή μου στον Guardian σε απάντηση της δήλωσης του Αλέξη Τσίπρα ότι ήμουν η σωστή επιλογή αλλά, παράλληλα, ότι το σχέδιο μου ήταν απορριπτέο 24η Ιουλίου 2017 Σε συνέντευξη του στον Guardian, ο έλληνας πρωθυπουργός, Αλέξης Τσίπρας, έχοντας παραδεχθεί ότι έκανε «μεγάλα λάθη», ρωτήθηκε αν το να με διορίσει πρώτο του Υπουργό Οικονομικών ήταν ένα […]

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Mr Tsipras’ insightful incoherence – my reply in The Guardian, 24th July 20176

In a Guardian interview (24 July), the Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, having admitted to “big mistakes”, was asked if appointing me as his first finance minister was one of them. According to the interviewer, Mr Tsipras said “Varoufakis … was the right choice for an initial strategy of ‘collision politics’, but he dismisses the […]