Yanis Varoufakis

31.05.2016

Anthony Barnett in conversation with Yanis Varoufakis

Anthony Barnett in conversation with Yanis Varoufakis

openDemocracy founder Anthony Barnett discusses DiEM25, Brexit and European democracy with Yanis Varoufakis. Recorded at the Another Europe is Possible event in London, 28 May 2016. »

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… »

17.04.2016

Exclusive Interview with the Founders of DiEM25 – Yanis Varoufakis & Srecko Horvat

Exclusive Interview with the Founders of DiEM25 – Yanis Varoufakis & Srecko Horvat

By Zain Raza for AcTVism In this interview we talk to the  former finance minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, and philosopher, activist and author, Srecko Horvat. This interview was conducted on the 9th of February, 2016, in Berlin when the Democracy… »

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?… »

07.02.2016

Interview with Yanis Varoufakis: How The Greek People’s Magnificent “No” Became “Yes”

Interview with Yanis Varoufakis: How The Greek People’s Magnificent “No” Became “Yes”

In this interview with Yanis Varoufakis hosted by the Real News Network and translated by acTVism Munich, Yanis Varoufakis talks about his time as the finance minister of Greece and the launch of his new movement called Democracy in Europe 25 (DiEM25) scheduled for… »

03.02.2016

VIDEO: Yanis Varoufakis – The Origins of the European & Global Economic Crisis

VIDEO: Yanis Varoufakis – The Origins of the European & Global Economic Crisis

In this video, acTVism Munich interviews Yanis Varoufakis, a world renowned economist who was a former member of the Greek parliament. He gained immense popularity when he served as finance minister (27 January 2015 – 6 July 2015) for the Greek government, a post that he left… »

01.02.2016

Capitalism will eat Democracy – unless we speak up

Capitalism will eat Democracy – unless we speak up

By Yanis Veroufakis for TED Democracy. In the West, we make a colossal mistake taking it for granted. We see democracy not as the most fragile of flowers that it really is, but we see it as part of our society’s furniture. We tend to think of it as… »

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