Yanis Varoufakis
age: 58 years
European United Left–Nordic Green Left
Greece
Former Greek Minister of Finance
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Nationality: EL
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Party: GUE/NGL
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Gender: M
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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.
Filmmaker Costa-Gavras on politics, cinema and his new film on the Greek financial crisis

Saturday, September 28, 2019 01:22:00 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.
Alexis Tsipras: leader won respect abroad but lost support at home

Monday, July 08, 2019 05:48:00 PM

Since Tsipras’s extraordinary volte-face in late 2015, facing down his finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, to accept arduous EU bailout terms despite having won a mandate through a referendum to reject them, the Greek prime minister has emerged to many in Brussels, to paraphrase Margaret Thatcher, as “one of us”.
EU betrayal: How Syriza turned its back on Greek people amid pressure from Brussels

Monday, July 08, 2019 05:16:00 PM

Alexis Tsipras swept into power in 2015 on a wave of anti-establishment and anti- EU sentiment following the Greek debt crisis. He was elected, alongside then-finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, with a mandate to do battle with Brussels over harsh austerity measures the EU wanted to implement in Greece .
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