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IMF backs (ever so peculiarly) the SYRIZA government’s debt assessment NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 19 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Debt relief ought to be at the centre of negotiations over a New Deal for Greece. That has been our government’s mantra from 26th of January, our first day on the job. Exactly five months later, on 26th of June, … Continue reading →...
Only the No Can Save the Euro – by James K. Galbraith NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Day, 2 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
For the original source, at Prospect Magazine, click here Greece is heading toward a referendum on Sunday on which the future of the country and its elected government will depend, and with the fate of the euro and the European … Continue read...
Nine Myths About the Greek Crisis – by James K. Galbraith NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Day, 2 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Click here for the original Politico site, or read on… The citizens of Greece face a referendum Sunday that could decide the survival of their elected government and the fate of the country in the Eurozone and Europe. Narrowly, they’re &...
Why a NO vote in the Referendum is a Yes for a proud Greece in a Decent Europe – Talking with Phillip Adams, on LNL ABC Radio National NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Day, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Late Night Live has been a daily companion of mine since 1989. Phillip Adams, its presenter, is someone I consider a friend (he, in fact, interviewed me in 1991 on the… Greek crisis!). In this (yesterday’s) program he added a touch...
US Senator Bernie Sanders Blasts Greece’s Creditors NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Day, 19 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) attacked the International Monetary Fund and European authorities on Wednesday for imposing what he called excessive austerity measures on Greece in negotiations over the country’s debt payments. [Click her...
Why we recommend a NO in the referendum – in 6 short bullet points NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Days, 8 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Negotiations have stalled because Greece’s creditors (a) refused to reduce our un-payable public debt and (b) insisted that it should be repaid ‘parametrically’ by the weakest members of our society, their children and their grandch...
As it happened – Yanis Varoufakis’ intervention during the 27th June 2015 Eurogroup Meeting NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 5 Days, 15 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The Eurogroup Meeting of 27th June 2015 will not go down as a proud moment in Europe’s history. Ministers turned down the Greek government’s request that the Greek people should be granted a single week during which to deli...
Greece’s Proposals to End the Crisis: My intervention at today’s Eurogroup NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The only antidote to propaganda and malicious ‘leaks’ is transparency. After so much disinformation on my presentation at the Eurogroup of the Greek government’s position, the only response is to post the precise words uttered withi...
Greece, Germany and the Eurozone – Keynote at the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Berlin 8th June 2015 NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
CLICK HERE FOR THE VIDEO Thank you for inviting me. Thank you for being here. Thank you for the warm welcome. Above all thank you for the opportunity to build bridges, to pave common ground, to bring harmony in the … Continue reading →...
A Speech of Hope for Greece – a Project Syndicate Op-Ed NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
ATHENS – On September 6, 1946 US Secretary of State James F. Byrnes traveled to Stuttgart to deliver his historic “Speech of Hope.” Byrnes’ address marked America’s post-war change of heart vis-à-vis Germany and g...
In conversation with John Nash Jnr on Ideal Money NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Month, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
A conversation I was privileged to have with John Nash in June 2000 is posted below as a small tribute to a great man. (The conversation was motivated by a talk John Nash Jr gave in Athens in 2000 entitled IDEAL … Continue reading →...
The truth about Riga NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
It was the 24th of April. The Eurogroup meeting taking place that day in Latvia was of great importance to Greece. It was the last Eurogroup meeting prior to the deadline (30th April) that we had collectively decided upon (back … Continue read...
Die Zeit’s Q&A on Dr Wolfgang Schäuble NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Die Zeit, the German good quality newspaper, asked me three questions on Dr Schäuble. I obliged them with the answers that follow. (Predictably, some news outlets went out of their way to distort them. Such is life these days…)  ...
A Blueprint for Greece’s Recovery within a Consolidating Europe – Brussels Keynote 7th May 2015 NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
On 7th May 2015 I was invited to deliver a lunchtime keynote speech at the European Business Summit 2015 in Brussels. Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister introduced the talk. Click here for the accompanying power...
A New Deal for Greece – a Project Syndicate Op-Ed NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
For the Project Syndicate page click here. ATHENS – Three months of negotiations between the Greek government and our European and international partners have brought about much convergence on the steps needed to overcome years of economic cris...
Talking to my daughter about the economy – Preface to the German edition NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Last summer (an aeon it seems before my recent sojourn into politics&government) I spent ten days writing a short book in Greek on economics. The idea was to write it as if it were addressed to my young daughter, so … Continue reading &rar...
Greece and its Global Partners – A talk at the Brookings Institution, 16th April 2015 NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Minute ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis...
Varoufakis and Tsakalotos on the Eurozone institutions and bank bailouts – INET-OECD April 9th 2015 NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Two SYRIZA ministers for the price of one! Here you can find audio of our talks at the INET-OECD 9th April conference on the subject of ‘Eurozone institutions during the bank bailout negotiations’. Yanis Varoufakis’ talk below Eucli...
In conversation with Joseph Stiglitz on the Eurozone Crisis – at the INET-OECD conference, 9 April 2015 NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis, Modest Proposal...
Of Greeks and Germans: Re-imagining our shared future NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 9 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Any sensible person can see how a certain video[1] has become part of something beyond a gesture. It has sparked off a kerfuffle reflecting the manner in which the 2008 banking crisis began to undermine Europe’s badly designed monetary union, &...