Lecciones desde Grecia y España Yanis Varoufakis Economista y exministro de Finanzas de Grecia La experiencia de Syriza pesa en la conciencia colectiva de la izquierda europea. Es importante que aprendamos de esta experiencia y resurjamos más unidos, progresistas y eficaces en la tan apremiante como necesaria consecución de una agenda paneuropea humanista.
24/06/2016 – 20:27h Yanis Varufakis en la redacción de eldiario.es en una foto de archivo Yanis Varufakis, exministro de Finanzas de Grecia, nos atiende desde Roma en un día en el que su teléfono no para de sonar con periodistas de todo el mundo recabando su opinión. Su movimiento DiEM25 está enfocado a lograr […]
Bringing democrats together across borders is needed now to prevent a slide into a xenophobic, 1930s-like abyss Click here for The Guardian site or… Yanis Varoufakis
In April 2015 I was vilified for refusing to bow to the troika’s demands for a ridiculously high 3.5% primary surplus and for countering the creditors’ failed ‘program’ with a growth plan dubbed A New Deal for Greece. Not only was I vilified by the troika but I had to deal with a Governor of the […]
Thanks to Mark Carrigan for posting this (based on this article in The Guardian). “This isn’t a new idea” writes Mark,”but I’ve rarely encountered it expressed so concisely: The idea that individuals create wealth and that all governments do is come along and tax them is what Varoufakis calls “a preposterous reversal of the truth”. “There […]
A few weeks ago, The Guardian asked a number of authors to write an intimate letter to… Britain (Dear Britain,…) explaining why we want ‘her’ to stay in the EU. Here are two of those letters, written by two DiEM25 initiators: Slavoj Žižek and yours truly
Click here for the interview with Gabrielle Jackson as published on THE GUARDIAN’s site. Or…
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 […]
Yanis Varoufakis joins Rob Cox, global editor of Breakingviews, to talk about his new book, ”And the Weak Suffer What They Must?”, the state of the EU, and the implications of a potential Brexit and Trump presidency. To watch the video click the image above – or just here. For audio only click below
How Greece was turned into a permanent debt-deflationary trap through unsustainable extend-and-pretend bailout loans. And how difficult it was to negotiate with creditors who do not really care about getting their money back. CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE OR CLICK HERE.
For the Der Spiegel site click here. Otherwise… The feud between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European side of Greece’s troika of creditors is old news. However, Wikileaks’ publication of a dialogue between key IMF players suggests that we are approaching something of a hazardous endgame.