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der Freitag: Eine neue Partei für Europa

Eine neue Partei für Europa DiEM 25 Ein radikales und zugleich seriöses Programm, gute Leute, ökonomische Expertise: Wird Yanis Varoufakis’ Bewegung zur Konkurrenz für die Linke in Deutschland? „Ein anderes Europa ist möglich“: Dafür kämpfen viele, aber bisher noch keine transnationale Partei Löscht eure Paypal-Konten und helft, das Monopol privater Finanzkonzerne über Europas Zahlungsverkehr zu […]

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KURIER: Österreichs Sozialdemokra­tie hat ihr Ende erreicht

Der griechische Ex-Finanzminister sagt, der Geist Bruno Kreiskys sei verloren gegangen. 31.08.2016, 14:01 Der frühere griechische Finanzminister Gianis Varoufakis hat in Alpbach bei einem Pressegespräch auch zur österreichischen Innenpolitik Stellung genommen. Er kritisierte dabei die von den Sozialdemokraten übernommenen Inhalte rechter Politiker, wie die Errichtung neuer Grenzen. Damit sei das Ende der Sozialdemokratie, wie sie […]

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"Merkel has no plan" – interviewed by Die Welt’s editor, Stefan Aust

A few weeks ago, Stefan Aust, Die Welt’s editor and formerly the heart and soul of Der Spiegel, paid me a visit at our Aegina house. We spoke for a good two hours on Europe, Germany, Greece and, of course, DiEM25. It was a serious, pleasant and at times passionate discussion. On 14th August the […]

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Der Spiegel op-ed: Endgame for the IMF-EU Feud over Greece’s Debt

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.

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Has the Greece Success Story bubble burst? Interview with Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten

In this interview, with Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachtrichten  (German Business News), I address the question of what happened in recent days in the Greek bond markets, in view of the Greek government’s failed attempt to argue that Greece is about to exit its Bailout. Regular readers may notice that I am merely repeating what I was saying […]

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In conversation with Dr Stefan Fuchs, of Deutschland Radio Kultur (dradio.de)

Dr Stefan Fuchs, of Deutschland Radio Kultur, paid me a great compliment a couple of weeks ago when he visited me in Athens and put to me pertinent, hard, questions on the state of the global political economy, on Europe, on economics etc. That interview has just been published on the dradio.de site and is […]

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The Global Minotaur now in German

It is with great joy, and some trepidation, that I received the news of the German edition of my Global Minotaur. At this delicate juncture of Europe’s ‘evolution’, the opportunity to speak directly to German readers’ perceptions of the Crisis, and in German, seems  significant.  Click here for my presentation of the book at Columbia […]