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BBC1 Question Time, debating Trump, Brexit bill, UK regional development & Yemen, 30th November 2017

, 05/12/2017

David Dimbleby presents topical debate from Scarborough, with a panel including Conservative MP and prisons minister Sam Gyimah, Labour’s Chuka Umunna, Ukip’s new leader Henry Bolton, deputy editor of The Sunday Times, Sarah Baxter and the economist and Yanis Varoufakis, DiEM25 co-founder & former finance minister of Greece. For the whole program watch below:

Aus den Schaltzentralen der europäischen Macht: Yanis Varoufakis erzählt “Die ganze Geschichte” – video DAS ERSTE-ARD

, 14/11/2017

Als griechischer Finanzminister löste Yanis Varoufakis 2015 eine der spektakulärsten und kontroversesten Auseinandersetzungen der jüngsten politischen Geschichte aus, als er versuchte, die Beziehung seines Landes mit der EU neu zu verhandeln. Trotz massiver Unterstützung, nicht nur in der griechischen Bevölkerung, sondern auch in der Obama-Administration, bei konservativen britischen Ökonomen, bei Emmanuel Macron, der damals noch […]

On Catalonia, the Muslim Ban and a Sustainable World Order

, 03/11/2017

We continue our conversation with economist and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. His new book is entitled Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment.        

On Nazi Resurgence in Europe & Why ISIS Loves Donald Trump – On Democracy Now tv

, 03/11/2017

We speak with former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis about the rise of the far-right Golden Dawn party in his country and how their policies “have infiltrated the mainstream” in European politics, including anti-immigrant measures similar to those proposed by Trump. Varoufakis says Trump’s vow to crack down on immigration after the attack in New […]

On Global Capitalism & How Trump’s Tax Plan is Class War Against the Poor – On Democracy Now tv

, 03/11/2017

President Trump and House Republicans have unveiled their long-promised proposal to reform America’s tax code, with Trump calling it a “big, beautiful Christmas present” for the American people. Critics say the gift is a tax cut for the richest Americans. We discuss the proposal with economist and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who argues, […]

Puerto Ricans Deserve an Escape from “Permanent Debt Prison” – on Democracy Now tv

, 03/11/2017

As the White House finally agrees to release FEMAdisaster aid with more flexibility to try to help rebuild Puerto Rico’s devastated power grid and other infrastructure, we speak with economist Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek finance minister, about the history of the island’s debt crisis and what to do as it recovers from Hurricane Maria.  

Insolvent Greece goes to market 2.0

, 24/07/2017

Why do I refuse to be impressed by the news of Greece’s return to the markets? “It is because the Greek state and the Greek banks remain deeply insolvent. And, their return to the money markets is a harbinger of the next terrible phase of Greece’s crisis, rather than a cause for celebration”. The above was […]

Yanis Varoufakis on BBC: “Western Democracies need a New Deal”

, 14/02/2017

Here Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek Finance Minister, argues that it’s time for a “New Deal” – including a universal basic income.

On BBC Question Time from Hartlepool – 20th October 2016

, 22/10/2016

On the panel are Conservative former chancellor Ken Clarke MP, Labour’s shadow education secretary Angela Rayner MP, runner up in the UKIP leadership election Lisa Duffy, DiEM25 initiator and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and the previous owner of the Daily Telegraph Conrad Black.

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