Yanis Varoufakis

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… »

03.07.2016

Yanis Varoufakis on the European Constitution, Economic Disintegration and Orwellianism

Yanis Varoufakis on the European Constitution, Economic Disintegration and Orwellianism

In this video the former finance minister of Greece and founder of DiEM25 (Democracy in Europe Movement 2025), Yanis Varoufakis, provides us insights into why the European constitution does not represent European cititzens and lacks democratic substance. He also talks about the disintegration of the European Union, what… »

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?… »

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