English European Crisis Politics and Economics Uncategorized Video

A grim assessment of Europe's Social Democratic Parties: video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iJXfnLubanw]Interview (Part 4) that I gave a few weeks ago to the Scottish branch of Unite – the union. A big thank you to Peter Welsh and Andrew Brady. Below I copy their description of this interview: “Unite Scotland’s fourth and final instalment in the Varoufakis series puts focus on the failings of social democratic […]

English European Crisis Interviews Media Uncategorized Video

To use it it would have to be prepared to lose it: Why Germany is not using its power to fix the euro

Last week, on the Jeff Randall show (Sky News), we discussed the looming Greek default but, more importantly, the question of why is Germany dithering. Toward the end of the interview I tried to make the point that Europe’s tratedy is that those with the power to redesign, and in so doing fix, the eurosystem […]

English The Global Minotaur: A theory of the Global Crisis Uncategorized Video

Video: A brief introduction to The Global Minotaur, courtesy of ScotlandUnite

Last Friday, 2nd September, a day after the launch of The Global Minotaur, ScotlandUnite, the trades union, invited me to their London offices where they kindly interviewed me on a number of issues, including the book. Here is the video of what I had to say about The Global Minotaur: America, the True Origins of […]

English European Crisis Greek Crisis Interviews Media Panel Uncategorized Video

The penny may be dropping? Five interviews/debates in which yours truly struggles to make a self-evident point (Al Jazeera, BBC, ABC, Bloomberg, Die Zeit)

During the past 24 hours I was involved in a large number of interviews with non-Greek media outlets. For those interested, a collection of links is provided below. The main reason for bothering you with these interviews is that they reveal a gradual Gestalt shift. Whereas a year ago no one in the media took […]

English European Crisis Interviews Media Modest Proposal Video

Crisis Update: Three interviews on the Euro Crisis, the Greek Crisis and the Modest Proposal (Radio, TV and print)

UBS Interview promoting the modest Proposal[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8OQQDNvEpI] And the crisis sails on… (Anyone recall Fellini’s masterpiece “And the ship sails on”?). In todays post you can: (A) listen to a half-hour long radio interview on the euro crisis (interviewed by Doug Henwood, for the Behind the News program – it begins on the 27th minute), (B) […]