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I just pulled out of a conference in Turkey in protest at the invasion of Northern Syria’s Kurdish region

It is with profound regret, and after much reflection, that I am pulling out as a speaker at an interesting and worthy international conference organised by TRT World in Istanbul on 21st October. I do so in protest of the Turkish armed forces’ invasion of Northern Syria. The ongoing invasion is not only an assault […]

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Naomi Klein supports MeRA25-DiEM25’s campaign against oil & gas extraction in Greece

This morning, in Greece’s Parliament, MeRA25’s parliamentarians are staging an all-out struggle against the ratification of disastrous contracts between the previous (SYRIZA) government and multinational oil companies. The contracts to be ratified give the companies (including Exxon-Mobil and Total) full licence to drill, extract and exploit gas & oil reserves across Greece’s beautiful seas (Ionian, […]

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Time for ECB bonds! (Yes , things are this bad) – Project Syndicate op-ed

ATHENS – During his tenure as President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi forged a variety of weapons that he deployed to shield the eurozone from menacing deflationary forces. Without them, the euro would have been history. However, the deflationary specter haunting Europe was never truly defeated and is now back with considerable vengeance. In the […]

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Boris is doing a troika, not a Varoufakis – IRISH EXAMINER

ATHENS – Ever since Boris Johnson moved into 10 Downing Street vowing to re-negotiate the United Kingdom’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union, the conventional wisdom among many Brexit opponents has been that the UK’s new prime minister is “doing a Varoufakis” and will be crushed in similar fashion. The BBC’s Katya Adler reported from […]

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Για την οργανωτική δομή και τις καθολικές ψηφοφορίες του ΜέΡΑ25 – σκέψεις στο δρόμο για το 1ο Διαβουλευτικό Συνέδριο

Καθώς το ΜέΡΑ25 ανοίγει τις πόρτες του σε όλο και πιο πολλούς νέους συνοδοιπόρους, έχει σημασία να εμπεδώνουμε ξανά και ξανά το δημοκρατικό πνεύμα και τις συμμετοχικές πρακτικές του DiEM25, του οποίου αναπόσπαστο μέρος είναι το ΜέΡΑ25. Για παράδειγμα, είναι εύλογο ότι κάποια από τα νέα μέλη αναρωτιούνται πως είναι δυνατόν για τις θέσεις του […]

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Η εσωτερική δημοκρατία του DiEM25-ΜέΡΑ25 στην πράξη

Η κορυφαία καθολική ψηφοφορία των μελών DiEM25-ΜέΡΑ25 για την εκλογή της νέας Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής είναι σε εξέλιξη. Μην ξεχάσεις να ψηφίσεις έως την 28η Αυγούστου Όταν λέμε ότι το κίνημά μας είναι το πρώτο ενιαίο πανευρωπαϊκό δημοκρατικό κίνημα, το εννοούμε. Ζούμε και βιώνουμε την δημοκρατία στην πράξη. Κάθε εβδομάδα τα μέλη απ΄ όλη την Ευρώπη […]

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IQ Squared presents Yanis Varoufakis and Brian Eno on Money, Power and a Call for Radical Change – London, 4th November

The liberal order is under threat. Increasing inequality, the rise of far-right nationalism and the climate emergency pose unprecedented challenges. It’s time for some radical thinking. On November 4th Intelligence Squared is bringing to its stage two of the world’s great radicals – Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister known for his trademark leather jacket, motorbike and […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s finest hour? IRISH EXAMINER (Project Syndicate)

Jeremy Corbyn must expose Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit as a Trump-deal Brexit and put forward Labour’s plan to end the interminable Brexit ordeal immediately, suggests Yanis Varoufakis Boris Johnson is the first British prime minister in a long time who is free of dilemmas regarding his approach to the European Union. For better or worse, Johnson’s […]

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Discussing the Green New Deal for Europe – StartupTV

StartupTV presents Yanis Varoufakis, Greek academic, economist and politician, talking about his vision for the future of European politics, including a Green New Deal for Europe. In 2015, Varoufakis launched his own party, The Democracy in Europe Movement, or DiEM25, alongside Croatian philosopher Srećko Horvat. Varoufakis’ vision for a Green New Deal, financed by green […]

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What the Labour Party-DiEM25 collaboration is all about – speech by Yanis Varoufakis, now with video

On Sunday 14th July, the Labour Party and DiEM25 leadership teams agreed to embark upon a common agenda for Europe and beyond. Later that day, the collaboration was announced at the closing plenary of the International Social Forum convened by the Labour Party at SOAS, London and opened by Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour […]

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Lagarde at the ECB – my take in The Guardian

Christine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resistance to perpetual debt bondage. The other key figure alongside the International Monetary Fund’s then managing director was Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, who played a central role in that drama by engineering the closure of […]

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Against extractive practices (social & environmental). Interviewed by Kate Aronoff for DISSENT

“We have to talk to people in a way that combines addressing these [economic] anxieties with the issues of the environment. Unless we manage to do that, we will fail.” Kate Aronoff  Summer 2019 Yanis Varoufakis celebrating the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution in Portugal in 2018 (Pedro Ribeiro Simões/Flickr) The last few years have been […]