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How the EU’s Greek Tragedy Became a British Farce – by James K. Galbraith

[Originally published in Zocalo] British citizens took to the polls to cast their “Leave” ballots—and their grievances—in the now-infamous Brexit vote last June, seeking to escape the overarching power of the European Union. Their triumph stunned British and global elites, but shouldn’t have; the odds were stacked in the Leave camp’s favor.

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Europe’s Ugly Future: A review of Varoufakis, Galbraith & Stiglitz – Foreign Affairs

Muddling Through Austerity By Andrew Moravcsik – click here for the Foreign Affairs website In This Review And the Weak Suffer What They Must? – Yanis Varoufakis Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and Europe – James K. Galbraith The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe – Joseph Stiglitz

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Impressive list of elected DiEM25 Coordinators & Advisors has been announced

Leading activists, artists, scholars and political figures take central role in DiEM25 Linguist Noam Chomsky, novelist Elif Shafak, artist/musician Brian Eno, activist Zoe Gardner and fashion designer/environmental activist Vivienne Westwood are amongst those elected by DiEM25’s members to coordinate the movement’s activities. (See full announcement at DiEM25.org).

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The Independent on my Brexit proposal: Trigger Article 50 and agree a 5yr Norway-like transition period

Yanis Varoufakis has told the UK government to get a move on with triggering Article 50 to begin a “robust debate” on what a post-Brexit Britain could look like. In an interview with the BBC’s Today programme, the former Greek finance minister, said the discussion prior to the referendum was of “very low quality”, adding […]

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Distinguished Visiting Professors join Kings College, University of London

Reposted from Kings College website Former Greek Finance Minister & Rolls Royce Chairman join King’s College Posted on 19/05/2016 Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former Finance Minister and Sir Simon Robertson, former Chairman of Rolls Royce are both joining King’s as distinguished Visiting Professors within the Department of Political Economy. Starting from 1 August they will both […]

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The Cambridge Union’s 2016 London Debate – Friday 23/9

Varoufakis’ speech last Michaelmas was thought to attract over a thousand students [The following is re-posted from the Cambridge Union’s The Tab] With the Autumn Statement of the new Government looming, the Cambridge Union takes over Inner Temple hall to question the dominance of austerity politics in the United Kingdom. Yanis Varoufakis, the ex-Greek Finance Minister, will be […]