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Of Greeks and Germans: Re-imagining our shared future NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 8 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, &...
Presenting an agenda for Europe at AMBROSETTI (Lake Como, 14th March 2015) NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Dear All, Ministerial duties have impeded my blogging of late. I am now breaking the silence since I have just given a talk that combines my previous work with my current endeavours. Here is the text of the talk I gave this … Continu...
On BBC tv NEWSNIGHT NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
As a fan of the BBC, I must say I was appalled by the depths of inaccuracy in the reporting underpinning this interview (not to mention the presenter’s considerable rudeness). Still, and despite the cold wind on that balcony, it … Contin...
A question of respect (or lack thereof)… – the Greek veto over Russia that never was NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 20 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
On the first day in our ministries, the power of the media to distort hit me again. The world’s press was full of reports on how the SYRIZA government’s first foreign policy ‘move’ was to veto fresh sanctions on Russia. &helli...
Talking to Phillip Adams, on the ABC’s LNL NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 20 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
On my first day on the ‘job’, as Greece’s Finance Minister, I took a few minutes off to talk to my favourite voice and intellect on the wireless.  Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis...
Finance Ministry slows blogging down but ends it not NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The time to put up or shut up has, I have been told, arrived. My plan is to defy such advice. To continue blogging here even though it is normally considered irresponsible for a Finance Minister to indulge in such … Continue reading →...
Heard the news? Greece’s finance minister is no extremist – THE TELEGRAPH NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Yanis Varoufakis: Greece’s future finance minister is no extremist The man touted as frontunner to be Syriza’s finance minister is not the socialist firebrand which one might expect By Peter Spence, Economics Correspondent 3:07PM GMT 26 J...
Of Loss and Retrieval – latest and last article in WdW Review NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Photo of an unknown boy, which we can imagine to have been Kostas, who went missing in 1992 during the evacuation of ethnic Greek refugees from Smyrna. Image courtesy of Red Cross Archive, Greece. This is my eighth and, for the … Continue...
Yesterday Greek democracy raged against the dying of the light. Europe and the World should join us NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Today, the people of Greece gave a vote of confidence to hope. They used the ballot box, in this splendid celebration of democracy, to put an end to a self-reinforcing crisis that produces indignity in Greece and feeds Europe’s darkest …...
Biblical economics leave everybody blind and toothless – Interviewed by Johanna Jaufer NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Am Sonntag wählt Griechenland ein neues Parlament. In den Umfragen liegt das Linksbündnis SYRIZA an erster Stelle. Die Partei rund um Alexis Tsipras wirbt mit der Ankündigung, sich um einen Schuldenerlass für Griechenland zu bem&u...
Attacking oligarchy, poverty and unreason for European democracy’s sake – interviewed for Channel 4 by Paul Mason NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis, Politics and Economics...
On the consequences of Mr Draghi’s impending QE announcement – in THE ECONOMIST NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 1 Week, 17 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Jan 20th 2015, 14:10 BY YANIS VAROUFAKIS | UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS Yanis Varoufakis is a professor of economic theory at the University of Athens and Syriza parliamentary candidate in the general election on 25th January. In November he outlin...
«La Grèce peut forcer l’Europe à changer» – La Tribune NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 43 Minutes ago
INTERVIEWYanis Varoufakis is a candidate for Syriza to the 25 January elections in Greece. (Credit: Reuters) Interview by Romaric Godin, Athens  | 01/20/2015, 1:16 p.m. – 2597 words Yanis Varoufakis, economist and author of “Minotaur...
Radio interview: Greek austerity before the 25th January General Election NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
ON CHICAGO’s TOP RADIO SHOW Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis, Politics and Economics...
On Bloomberg tv discussing SYRIZA’s intentions NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
CLICK PHOTO OR HERE FOR THE VIDEOFiled under: Campaigning...
On the ECB’s latest contradiction (and how it helps Greece)  NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 50 Minutes ago
There is little doubt that the OMT program has been Mr Mario Draghi’s (the European Central Bank’s dexterous-yet-severely-constrained President) greatest success story. In the summer of 2012 the euro was on the brink. Mr Draghi’s an...
The world economy post-2008 – Interviewed by the Institute of Regulation & Risk NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Since the demise of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 and ensuing great financial crisis (GFC), it would seem rather obscenely that central bankers and monetary policy has been obsessed with “deflation”, rather than remedying the actual c...
Greece offers Europe a chance – uncut version of Boom Bust interview NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Ελληνικά, Politics and Economics...
Long interview on RT America’s Boom Bust program: Greece offers Europe a chance NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 10 Minutes ago
Filed under: European Crisis, Greek Crisis, Politics and Economics...
“Greece will neither want to leave the euro nor threaten to do so” Interview with J. LUIS MARTIN in OpenDemocracy NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 38 Minutes ago
  (Click here for the OpenDemocracy site) YANIS VAROUFAKIS and J. LUIS MARTIN 12 January 2015 When the leader of a political party about to win government offers you the opportunity to implement policies you have been advocating for years, &hell...