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DiEM25 & the EUROPEAN SPRING event on austerity, xenophobia, the euro and the environment – Thu 24/1, Berlin

With xenophobic and authoritarian forces rising across the EU, societies in stagnation  levels, and climate catastrophe on the horizon, it’s time to stop what we’re doing and rethink. The EUROPEAN SPRING, that will be contesting the May 2019 European elections in 11 countries, brings together politicians and activists to give a new, European perspective on these critical issues. Program: […]

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Turning Brexit Into a Celebration of Democracy – Project Syndicate op-ed, 26 DEC 2018

Paradoxically, while the current Brexit impasse is pregnant with risk, the British should welcome it. Their discontent with the choices before them is an opportunity, not a curse, and more democracy is the antidote, not the disease. ATHENS – Discontent without end looms over Britain. Leavers and Remainers are equally despondent. Her Majesty’s Government and […]

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Αντιμέτωποι με τη νέα διεθνή ύφεση του 2019 – EφΣυν 12 Ιανουαρίου 2019

Το 2019 δεν θα είναι μόνο εκλογική χρονιά. Θα αποδειχθεί, επί πλέον, η χρονιά που η ύφεση επέστρεψε στη διεθνή οικονομία. Πρόκειται για εκρηκτικό μείγμα για μια χώρα όπως η Ελλάδα, που συμπληρώνει δεκαετία μόνιμης κρίσης, που εισέρχεται σε εκλογικό κύκλο και της οποίας το χρέος θα ήταν μη βιώσιμο ακόμα και χωρίς την επερχόμενη […]

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Mrs Merkel’s Athens visit, her fall from grace and Greece’s demand for war reparations – on BBC Radio 4

Over the past two days, Mrs Merkel was in Athens on a victory lap to celebrate her successful subjugation of the Syriza government and the subsequent extension of the Greeks’ debt bondage. Nevertheless, even this subservient Greek government managed to upset her victory lap by mentioning the… war and the reparations the Greeks will continue to demand for the […]

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At the Edinburgh Festival, in conversation with Jeremy Corbyn on reviving socialism, with Maria Alyokhina (Pussy Riot) on despotism, and with Shami Chakrabarti on liberty

In 2018, the good people behind the Edinburgh Festival kindly invited me to host a series of discussions under the title KILLING DEMOCRACY? My remit was: Further to explore the question of whether the current form of financialised capitalism is devouring democracy, reflecting on my work with the Democracy in Europe Movement (DiEM25). In a series […]

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Realistic Utopias versus Dystopic Realities – Oxford University, Taylor Lecture, 12/2/2019

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, Oxford University, kindly invited me to deliver the 2019 Taylor Lecture on 12th February 2019. In my book was addressed to my daughter regarding the economy I tried to offer her a simple, though not simplistic, account on how capitalism works and how it fails. Critics, correctly, pointed out that the book’s […]

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Talking Brexit, Bernie and Left Internationalism with Yanis Varoufakis – VICE

Varoufakis talks to us about what he’s planning with the veteran US politician, why Jeremy Corbyn has been slow to support his campaigning efforts in Europe, and whether it’s possible for the UK to “remain and reform” inside the EU. VICE: Can you start by telling me about your trip over to the US. What […]

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Συνέντευξη εφ’ όλης της ύλης, Ευρώπη & Ελλάδα, στο Σπούτνικ

Με μελανά χρώματα περιγράφει το μέλλον της Ευρώπης, ο Γιάνης Βαρουφάκης, κάνοντας λόγο για «στροφή προς τον φασισμό». Για την Ελλάδα εκτιμά ότι βρισκόμαστε σε ένα «τέταρτο μνημόνιο» που είναι «το χειρότερο απ’ όλα», ενώ η κυβέρνηση περιορίζεται να δίνει «χαρτζιλίκια». Ο Σαλβίνι ετοιμάζει τη «μεγάλη κίνηση» που είναι «η έξοδος από το ευρώ», την […]

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On our efforts to unite progressives in Europe and internationally: A Buzzfeed News Long Read

OXFORD, England — A police van smuggled Steve Bannon past protesters in Oxford last month, a stop on a promotional tour for his new project to boost “populist nationalism” across Europe. Bannon’s speech at the Oxford Union, a grand debate hall that has hosted the likes of Albert Einstein and Mother Teresa, made headlines across […]