The Origins of the European & Global Economic Crisis – on acTVism Munich

, 03/02/2016


‘Capitalism will eat democracy – unless we speak up’ – TED, December 2015

, 15/12/2015

Have you wondered why politicians aren’t what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance for Greece, says that it’s because you can be in politics today but not be in power — because real power now belongs to those who control the […]

In conversation with Aaron Bastani on Europe, UKIP and Post-Capitalism

, 25/10/2015

In conversation with Aaron Bastani discussing everything from Nigel Farage and the rise of xenophobia in the Eurozone to the intricacies of Marxism and the future after capitalism.

Barcelona 15th October 2015 – in conversation with Monica Terribas

, 17/10/2015

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.

What to do about Europe? – At the Volksbühne Theatre, Berlin, 6th October 2015

, 08/10/2015

At the legendary Volksbühne Berlin theatre in discussion with Franco „Bifo“ Berardi, Srećko Horvat and Guillaume Paoli

Entretien exclusif – YANIS VAROUFAKIS sur ECORAMA

, 01/10/2015

Yanis Varoufakis était l’invité de Boursorama mercredi 30 septembre dans l’émission Ecoramaanimée par David Jacquot. L’ancien ministre des Finances grec est revenu sur les coulisses des négociations de cet été, tout en livrant ses opinions sur l’économie française.

Europe revisited – 2hr interview on Mediapart, 25 SEP 2015

, 30/09/2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRH39j3Kmh0#action=share https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-B6PoHgqZU

BBC One's Question Time, 24th September 2015 – full program

, 24/09/2015

  Yanis Varoufakis, Conservative former Chancellor Ken Clarke, Shadow Leader of the House Chris Bryant (Labour), UKIP’s Suzanne Evans and columnist/commentator Julia Hartley Brewer. See here for a review of the program by The Guardian.

On the state of the European Union – Address at the 41st Forum of The European House-Ambrosetti

, 07/09/2015

In a session entitled ‘Old and New Conflicts and Challenges in the EU’, featuring also Peter Sutherland (FT), Mario Monti and Otmar Issing, I used the unwillingness of the Eurogroup, and the troika, even to consider a document prepared by my (then) ministry  (entitled “A Policy Framework for Greece’s Fiscal Consolidation, Recover and Growth“) as a […]

Varoufakis on Schäuble – extract from Stephan Lamby's SWR-ADR documentary

, 31/08/2015

Extract from Stephan Lamby’s SWR-ADR documentary Schäuble: Power & Powerlessness in which I discuss our government’s January-June 2015 negotiating experience and aspects of my discussions with Dr Wolfgang Schäuble.

The Athens Spring lives on! Speech at Frangy-en-Bresse, with Arnaud Montebourg

, 25/08/2015

On Sunday 23th August, I joined forces with Arnaud Montembourg in Frangy-en-Bresse (or Frangy-en-Grece as it was renamed for the day!) to put forward to the people of France a simple message: There is no alternative but the democratisation of the Eurozone! For the full text of my speech click here. And for a translation in […]

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