Box4_ENG English Interviews Newspapers Politics and Economics Talking to my daughter about the economy: A brief history of capitalism The Guardian Vital Space

Long, personal interview with William Leith in The Guardian on ‘Talking to my Daughter About the Economy’

Yanis Varoufakis is telling me about the birth of his daughter, Xenia. “What I felt was an immense weight of responsibility,” he says. “Absolutely blind love and the sense of focusing on one individual.” But the experience didn’t make him feel like a different person. “It didn’t change my internal constitution or the way I looked […]

English Interviews Talking to my daughter about the economy: A brief history of capitalism The New Statesman

Q&A in the New Statesman, on the occasion on the publication of ‘Talking to My Daughter About the Economy’

Yanis Varoufakis Q&A: “My despondencies have become a source of energy” The economist talks “Stairway to Heaven”, game theory, and how to make good predictions. What’s your earliest memory? The first time I flew in a passenger plane. I must have been about four and I was very impressed and very scared by it. Who […]

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‘Talking to my daughter about the economy’ – Book review in The Guardian by Anna Minton

Not many authors write a book in nine days, and fewer still are likely to announce it in the prologue. Yanis Varoufakis has no qualms about doing so in this brief history of capitalism, structured around the device of talking to his daughter, Xenia, not long a teenager. It was first published a few years ago, when she […]

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TALKING TO MY DAUGHTER ABOUT THE ECONOMY: A brief history of capitalism

“Utterly accessible, deeply humane and startlingly original – a potent democratic tool at the perfect time” Naomi Klein, author of NO IS NOT ENOUGH and THE SHOCK DOCTRINE Yanis Varoufakis, the bestselling author of Adults in the Room, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain what economics is and why it has the power to […]

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Capitalism is making itself obsolete – The Independent (reporting on a talk at UCL)

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has claimed capitalism is coming to an end because it is making itself obsolete. The former economics professor told an audience at University College London that the rise of giant technology corporations and artificial intelligence will cause the current economic system to undermine itself. Mr Varoufakis, who took on EU institutions over Greek debt […]