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Capitalism has become Technofeudalism | UpFront interview on Al Jazeera

A recent Oxfam study found that since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s richest 10 billionaires have seen a wealth increase of half a trillion dollars – enough to pay for every person on the planet to get a vaccine. In this UpFront special, Marc Lamont Hill discusses with economist and former Greek […]

Antisemitism DiEM25 English Politics and Economics Video

Speaking of antisemitism… – A personal view as related to my DiEM25 comrades (video + text)

On 4th February 2021, DiEM25’s coordinating collective held a discussion on how progressives can, at once, fight antisemitism and remain highly critical of Israel’s policies. You can watch a video of my speech and read an extended version of these thoughts below.   Last week, while discussing competing identities, I argued that it is unacceptable to […]

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Trumpism after Trump – NEWSWEEK magazine, interviewed by Basit Mahmood

He’s been described as the George Clooney of the government, a rockstar politician who took on the EU and an “erratic Marxist.” Few politicians can hope – or fear – to achieve the levels of notoriety Yanis Varoufakis did in just six months while serving as finance minister of Greece. A world-renowned economist, Varoufakis now […]

Academic English Postcapitalism Talks University Video

From an Economics without Capitalism to Markets without Capitalism – Tübingen University talk

A lecture organised by University of Tübingen economics students, delivered on Monday February 3, 2020, on the theme “From an Economics without Capitalism to Markets without Capitalism”. Mainstream economic models lack some important features of really-existing capitalism, including money, time and space. Its models offer ideological cover for a capitalist system that has usurped competitive, […]

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Is it sensible to fret about public debt’s rise during the pandemic? A debate with Todd G. Buchholz on Pairagraph

Is public debt a bomb about to explode taking us down? Or is fretting about public debt a tactic for preparing public opinion for a new austerity drive that will cause debt to grow even faster? Read my debate with Todd G. Buchholz organised by pairagraph.com (see here for the original publication) Todd G. Buchholz’s […]

Video Ελληνικά Το ΜέΡΑ25 στη Βουλή

Από το Εμβολιαστικό Φιάσκο και το Ξέφρενο Χρέος στην Πανεπιστημιακή Αστυνομία – Ομιλία στη Βουλή (video)

Η Κυβέρνηση εν μέσω πανδημίας είχε τέσσερις υποχρεώσεις. Πρώτον, αξιόπιστη διαχείριση της πληροφόρησης για την πανδημία και αξιόπιστα μέτρα από τη μια μεριά, δεύτερον, ενίσχυση του Εθνικού Συστήματος Υγείας, τρίτον, οικοδόμηση ενός αποτελεσματικού δικτύου κέντρων μαζικών τεστ αρχικά που μετά θα μετατρέπονταν σε κέντρα μαζικών εμβολιασμών και θα έμεναν ως «προίκα» στην πρωτοβάθμια περίθαλψη του Εθνικού Συστήματος Υγείας και […]

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What is at stake is the independence of Ecuador, not of its central bank. This is why the oligarchy is attacking Andrés Arauz- video

It is with considerable amusement that I follow the international oligarchy’s anxiety to prevent Andrés Arauz from winning the presidential election. I say amusement because they have chosen to damage his standing by painting him as a threat to the independence of Ecuador’s central bank – of which Andres was the youngest governor. Let’s get […]

Democratise the Euro! DiEM25 DiEM25 UK English European Crisis Political Politics and Economics Talks

“The EU after Brexit” Keynote followed by a conversation with Norman Lamont – 27th January 2021

In this keynote, organised by the Economics Research Council, I shall discuss, and re-assess, the deeper forces leading to Brexit. Moving beyond the myth of it as the manifestation of some British idiosyncrasy, I shall trace its causes in a fundamental incompatibility between British and Continental capitalism which the financial crisis of 2008 brought to […]

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Why I oppose vaccination passports – On BBC World Service’s NEWSDAY

Greece says there's a case for a Covid vaccine passport which would allow people to travel freely within the EU. But @yanisvaroufakis is concerned it could encourage governments – and businesses – to demand more of our personal informationhttps://t.co/WCHBTof5Ev — BBC World Service (@bbcworldservice) January 18, 2021 LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE