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Resisting Resentment Politics Down Under – guest post by Paul Tyson

, 10/11/2016

How owning our Resentment can save Australian Politics In this piece, Paul Tyson, honourary Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, outlines his take on the rise of rightwing populist resentment, as a powerful political force, from an Australian perspective.

Europe’s Ugly Future: A review of Varoufakis, Galbraith & Stiglitz – Foreign Affairs

, 19/10/2016

Muddling Through Austerity By Andrew Moravcsik – click here for the Foreign Affairs website In This Review And the Weak Suffer What They Must? – Yanis Varoufakis Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and Europe – James K. Galbraith The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe – Joseph Stiglitz

The IMF confesses it immolated Greece on behalf of the Eurogroup

, 29/07/2016

TIME FOR RESIGNATIONS AT THE IMF, THE ECB & THE COMMISSION TIME FOR AN APOLOGY TO THE PEOPLE OF GREECE TIME  FOR A POLICY U-TURN, BEGINNING WITH IMMEDIATE DEBT RELIEF, THE END OF AUSTERITY & THE CESSATION OF FIRE SALES TIME FOR THE RESTORATION OF GREEK DEMOCRACY

Financialisation, politics & the future of socialism: A conversation in Seattle with Casey Jaywork

, 26/06/2016

In April 2016, in the context of a talk I gave in Seattle’s City Hall, Casey Jaywork (of the  Seattle Weekly) and I had this conversation. For Casey’s site click here. Or…

And The Weak Suffer What They Must? Review in the Times Higher Education

, 07/06/2016

by Victoria Bateman Source: iStock Written by the anti-austerity rebel economist and former finance minister in Greece’s Syriza government, this is not simply a book about the modern-day problems of Yanis Varoufakis’ native country. Neither is its object of study the plight of the eurozone. What this ambitious book aims to provide is a history […]

And the Weak Suffer what they Must? Review by Paul Tyson

, 25/05/2016

This book is not just illuminating. It is a call to moral awakening and to intelligent, determined and humane political action.  

Talking Europe & Greece – VICE interview

, 15/05/2016

The interview with Yohann Koshy (April 21, 2016) can be read on VICE’s site here. Otherwise…

Technical change turns Basic Income into a necessity

, 12/05/2016

Addressing the Future of Work conference, Zurich, 5th May 2016, Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute

On Reuters with Rob Cox, global editor of Breakingviews

, 10/05/2016

Yanis Varoufakis joins Rob Cox, global editor of Breakingviews, to talk about his new book, ”And the Weak Suffer What They Must?”, the state of the EU, and the implications of a potential Brexit and Trump presidency. To watch the video click the image above – or just here. For audio only click below

On CNN, discussing Greece and its creditors with Fareed Zakaria

, 08/05/2016

How Greece was turned into a permanent debt-deflationary trap through unsustainable extend-and-pretend bailout loans. And how difficult it was to negotiate with creditors who do not really care about getting their money back. CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE OR CLICK HERE.

Council of Foreign Relations, NYC: The Future of Greece and the Eurozone – in conversation with Standard & Poor’s Chief Economist

, 03/05/2016

On 25th April 2015 I had the pleasure to engage in an open discussion with Paul Sheard, Chief Economist with Standard and Poor’s, at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York. Watch the video of our discussion and/or read the transcript below.

Addressing Google staff on digital money & politics

, 03/05/2016

On 22nd April I had the pleasure of addressing Google staff on money, money’s digital future but also on the dangerous fantasy of apolitical money.

U.S. Foreign Policy Got In The Way Of Helping Greece, Varoufakis Says – The Huffington Post

, 03/05/2016

By Daniel Marans. Click here for the HP site or read on… WASHINGTON — The United States did not pressure Germany more heavily to give Greece debt relief because it needed Germany’s cooperation in higher-priority foreign policy matters, according to a former Greek finance minister.

Is a More Democratic Alternative to the EU Possible? James Carden in The Nation

, 03/05/2016

Yanis Varoufakis—the leftist former finance minister of Greece who experienced the crushing power of eurozone austerity firsthand—thinks so. By James Carden For The Nation website click here. Otherwise…

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