Yanis Varoufakis

Progressive International: The Athens Declaration

Today, 13/5/2022, three members of the Progressive International, Jeremy Corbyn, Ece Temelkuran and Yanis Varoufakis, called a press conference to make public the Athens Declaration on the Russian invasion and the war in Ukraine. Here is the text: The War…

“No one can win this war. A negotiated, just peace guaranteed by EU-US-Russia is the only sane strategy” – CGTN interview

“The global South is not sanctioning Russia, not because they support Putin but because they’ve had enough of US government hypocrisy.” Ukraine acknowledged on Friday that it was taking heavy losses in Russia’s assault in the east. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s…

Yanis Varoufakis: The West Is “Playing with Fire” If It Pushes Regime Change in Nuclear-Armed Russia

A month after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than 3.6 million Ukrainians have left the country as refugees, and the war risks becoming “an Afghanistan-like quagmire,” warns Greek lawmaker Yanis Varoufakis, founder of the Progressive International with U.S. Senator…

Varoufakis in Aggressive Defense of Assange (video)

At one o’clock in the afternoon, Tuesday, October 27, the Secretary-General of MERA25 attended via video-link (a meeting with) the Special Investigations Unit for International Judicial Assistance to assist the Spanish authorities as a witness for the prosecution in the…

#FREEASSANGE: Video Testimony from Yanis Varoufakis

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing up to 175 years in prison for publishing truthful information about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The United States has hit Assange with an unprecedented Espionage Act indictment and asked that he be…

The Belmarsh Tribunal put the US on trial for crimes revealed by Assange

As we await the verdict of Julian Assange’s extradition hearing, the struggle for his liberation continues. Too often we hear that protests do not succeed. That resistance does not achieve results. With press freedom on trial, the stakes are too…

Why Bitcoin Is Not a Socialist’s Ally – Reply to Ben Arc

By Yanis Varoufakis* On 15th July, Ben Arc published in Bitcoin Magazine an open letter addressed to me in a bid to convince me that I should re-assess my rejection of Bitcoin as a force for good; as a bulwark…

While EU leaders squabble, the Elephant in the Room remains unnoticed

By Yanis Varoufakis* While the media are reporting the news of the deadlocked EU Summit negotiations over the so-called ‘Recovery Fund’, an eerie silence prevails regarding the Elephant in the Room: The huge wave of austerity the Eurozone is sleepwalking…

DiEM25 presents 3-point plan for dealing with COVID-19 depression

DiEM25’s 3-Point Plan for the COVID-19 Pandemic Step 1: Issue €1 trillion in ECB-Eurobonds Step 2: Inject a €2000 European Solidarity Cash Payment Step 3: Introduce a European Green Recovery & Investment Program Introduction: Lives, Livelihoods and the Union on…

Thomas Piketty vs. Yanis Varoufakis

By Howard Richards Certainly, we all should be grateful to Thomas Piketty and Yanis Varoufakis. Nobody has worked harder or more intelligently for the common good. But gratitude does not entail agreement. That a lot of hard work and brain…

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