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DiEM25’s Vision of Europe for the post-Pandemic Era: Some personal thoughts

DiEM25 was created in February 2016 because Europe was disintegrating as a result of a pseudo-technocratic takeover of the EU that was imposing austerity everywhere in response to the financial crisis caused by the EU pseudo-technocracy’s controllers. Today, now that a mindless virus has placed European capitalism in suspended animation, it is time to re-assess […]

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The swallows of the EUROPEAN SPRING are in full flight. If you missed it, watch the launch of our European Parliament election campaign at the Bozar, Brussels

On Monday 25th March, the EUROPEAN SPRING was launched at the Bozar Theatre in front of friends, supporters and hopeful citizens of Europe. For the first time in Europe’s history, a common list of candidates is presented across Europe promoting a single agenda – the NEW DEAL for EUROPE that we worked on together for […]

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Joining forces! In reply to Stefano Fassina

Stefano Fassina points out that in my article ‘Europe’s Left After Brexit’ I did not discuss his preferred option for Eurozone member-states: Stay in the EU but leave the euro. Of course the reason my article did not discuss that position is that it was focusing on Brexit and addressing Lexiteers like Tariq Ali and […]

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How the ‘Troika Effect’ was dubbed the ‘Varoufakis Effect’ – Project Syndicate Op-Ed and beyond

As part of an impressive campaign to discredit the Athens Spring, and those of us who continue to honour and propagate its spirit, a cabal of journalists and ‘analysts’ have joined forces to depict me as the “destroyer of the Greek economy.” The purpose? To demonise the Greek people’s audacity to elect us with a […]

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Schäuble’s Gathering Storm – my Project Syndicate op-ed

ATHENS – Europe’s crisis is poised to enter its most dangerous phase. After forcing Greece to accept another “extend-and-pretend” bailout agreement, fresh battle lines are being drawn. And, with the refugee influx exposing the damage caused by divergent economic prospects and sky-high youth unemployment in Europe’s periphery, the ramifications are ominous, as recent statements by […]

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Our nations and the EU – in conversation with Lord Howard of Lympne 25 OCT 2015

On our nations and the EU With Yanis Varoufakis and Michael Howard, Lord Howard of Lympne. Sunday Morning Live  (12.15pm), The Tabernacle, 35 Powis Square, off Portobello Road London W11 2AY

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This Friday, in London: Toward a New Politics for Europe – with Paul Mason

Ever since the financial crash, the left has struggled to articulate a future for Europe that takes into account the needs of all its citizens. But this year, two anti-austerity movements with very different styles shot to prominence and to popularity - Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain. The UK is witnessing the surge [...]
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Barcelona 15th October 2015 – in conversation with Monica Terribas

FOREX NEWS kindly took notes of the main points of my conversation with Monica Terribas at the El Born Cultural Centre in Barcelona. I used their notes as a template for notes that I superimposed – see below. To watch the video of the discussion, click here.

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Ada Colau meets Yanis Varoufakis to proclaim that "another Europe is possible"

EUROPA PRESS Barcelona Mayor met Wednesday with former Minister Greek Finance to discuss democracy in Europe. Τhe meeting was attended by First Deputy Mayor of Barcelona, ​​Gerardo Pisarello and Varoufakis’ wife, artist Danae Stratou.