Yanis Varoufakis
age: 58 years
European United Left–Nordic Green Left
Former Greek Minister of Finance
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Nationality: EL
Party: GUE/NGL
Gender: M
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Varoufakis: claims of Greek request to print drachmas 'nonsense'

Monday, October 21, 2019 11:51:00 AM

In comments to Skai, former leftist finance minister Yanis Varoufakis described as "nonsense" claims that, while at the helm of the ministry in 2015, he had lodged a request with Moscow to print drachmas for Greece. "No way, that's nonsense," Varoufakis, who now leads the party MeRA25, told Skai,....
A recession is coming. When it does, we need to demand a Green New Deal | Yanis Varoufakis and David Adler

Monday, October 14, 2019 01:25:00 PM

Back then, activists in Europe and the US pushed for a holistic cure: a Green New Deal to deliver necessary investments in people and planet. But establishment economists waved them off, preferring a shot-in-the-arm of easy money. Now, all the grave symptoms of recession have returned – and the old....
Filmmaker Costa-Gavras on politics, cinema and his new film on the Greek financial crisis

Sunday, October 06, 2019 07:03:00 PM

The new film from Costa-Gavras about the Greek financial crisis, Adults in the Room , has its Greek premiere on September 29. The film is based on the book of the same name by the former Greek finance minister and political dissident, Yanis Varoufakis, which recounts the strained circumstances around the 2015 Greek financial bail-out.
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