Adults in the Room English Review

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 […]

Adults in the Room English Review

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: […]

And the Weak Suffer What They Must? - the book English French Review

De Thucydide à Varoufakis : leçons grecques sur l’Euro – Examen de ‘Et les faibles subissent ce qu’ils doivent?’

De Thucydide à Varoufakis: leçons grecques sur l’Euro PAR JULIEN MILANESI · PUBLICATION 15/06/2017 · MIS À JOUR 16/06/2017 Et les faibles subissent ce qu’ils doivent ?, de Yanis Varoufakis, est un des meilleurs livres d’économie, dans ce genre particulier qu’est l’analyse de l’actualité, que j’ai lu ces dernières années. Economiste grec formé en Angleterre, enseignant dans plusieurs universités anglo-saxonnes, Varoufakis fut […]

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Adults in the Room – reviewed by Adam Tooze (Columbia University)

Reading Varoufakis: Frustrated Strategist of Greek Financial Deterrence (click here for the original site) by Adam Tooze  Adam Tooze holds the Shelby Cullom Davis chair of History at Columbia University and serves as Director of the European Institute. He is currently at work on a history of the global financial crisis 2008-2018, which will appear […]

Adults in the Room English Finance Minister Greece Greek Crisis Review

Martin Wolf, in The Financial Times, on ‘Adults in the Room’: “A tragedy because Varoufakis was – and is – right. The bulk of Greek debt should indeed be cancelled outright.”

This is a superbly written account of the struggle to alleviate the austerity imposed upon the Greek people by the eurozone. Greece, argues Varoufakis, has been put in a debtors’ prison and robbed of autonomy and dignity for the indefinite future. Critics would argue that he failed as finance minister in 2015 because he was […]

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

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

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

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 […]

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Review of my talk "Basic Income is a Necessity" – examiner.com

Click here for the examiner.com site Yanis Varoufakis’ amazing reframe of Basic income Yanis Varoufakis produced half-hour video presentation and question-and-answer session. It was an address for the Future of Work Conference, in Zurich, Switzerland, 5th May 2016, at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. In this presentation Yanis Varoufakis, totally reframes the concept of how wealth […]

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Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century from a Marxist Perspective – audio

On 6th December, I was kindly invited by the editorial board of Science & Society (the oldest continuously published journal of Marxist scholarship worldwide) to deliver a keynote to its Editorial Board’s Annual Meeting. My talk was based on a recent critical review of Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century which can be read here. To listen […]