Yanis Varoufakis

23.01.2017

Video: Snowden Event in Munich

Video: Snowden Event in Munich

On January 15th, acTVism Munich organized its largest event yet that took place under the title “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” at Muffathalle in Munich. This event featured a live interview with Edward Snowden via video conference from Russia as well as discussions with a panel of… »

09.11.2016

US Elections: A day of victory for the politics of fear, loathing and division

US Elections: A day of victory for the politics of fear, loathing and division

By Yanis Varoufakis. Donald Trump’s victory marks the end of an era when a self-confident Establishment preached the end of history, the end of passion and the supremacy of a technocracy working on behalf of the 1%. But the era it ushers in is not new. It is a new… »

02.11.2016

How to revitalise progressive politics in Brexit Britain

How to revitalise progressive politics in Brexit Britain

By Yanis Varoufakis, DiEM25-Another Europe event at the LSE on October 8, 2016. Before the referendum DiEM25, our Democracy in Europe Movement, and Another Europe Is Possible, joined forces to argue the ‘IN the EU and AGAINST this EU’ line. In town hall meetings, on the streets,… »

18.10.2016

“It is time for Europe’s humanists to reclaim Europe”

“It is time for Europe’s humanists to reclaim Europe”

Last year, I came to La Fete with a message from Greece. The Athens Spring had just been crushed by the Troika because Europe’s Establishment was planning to bring the Troika to Paris. Since then, the Troika has come to Paris. Labour Laws have been passed by Presidential decree. Civil liberties… »

30.07.2016

IMF’s mea culpa on austerity met with anger, vindication in Greece

IMF’s mea culpa on austerity met with anger, vindication in Greece

“Really? Thanks for letting us know but we can’t forgive you,” says one Greek by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams In a vindication of those who challenged the harsh austerity conditions, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a report on Wednesday acknowledging that “notable failures” were made… »

24.05.2016

DiEM25 member Ken Loach wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

DiEM25 member Ken Loach wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

Lauded British director and DiEM25 member, Ken Loach, was awarded his second Palme d’Or last night at the Cannes Film Festival for I, Daniel Blake. The film, which portrays a disabled man’s struggle with England’s social welfare system, heralds Loach’s long time preoccupation with social politics. In his acceptance… »

21.03.2016

DiEM25 takes European institutions to task on transparency

DiEM25 takes European institutions to task on transparency

DiEM25 breaks ground in Italy with its first Assembly to promote its ‘Transparency in Europe Now!’ campaign – a “prerequisite to Europe’s democratisation” DiEM25, the Democracy in Europe Movement, inaugurated on the 9th of February in Berlin, will hold its first Assembly next Wednesday, March the 23rd in Rome. DiEM25’s… »

23.02.2016

Varoufakis in London joins Compass panel

Varoufakis in London joins Compass panel

What is the future of Europe? In a panel conference organised by Compass (Think tank created in 2003 to discuss the left wing agenda) at the LSE (London School of Economics) Yanis Varoufakis, Academic, economist and former Syriza Finance Minister (Greece) participated with Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP, Zoe… »

12.02.2016

VIDEO Reports: Varoufakis and Horvat launch Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

VIDEO Reports: Varoufakis and Horvat launch Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

Press Conference The Democracy in Europe Movement 25 initiated by Yanis Varoufakis, former finance minister of Greece, and Srecko Horvat, philosopher & author, was launched with a press conference at Volksbühne in Berlin. To provide an accurate account of the launch of the movement to the public,… »

11.02.2016

Yanis Varoufakis launches his Democracy in Europe movement

Yanis Varoufakis launches his Democracy in Europe movement

What is this heterogeneous crowd of people standing in the foyer of the People’s theatre doing there? Why are they waiting hours in advance for a ticket? Why are the foreigners searching in agony for a live stream link? At the end of the day, what is this so-called DiEM25?… »

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