Yanis Varoufakis
age: 57 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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Salvini Getting Ready to Leave Eurozone, Europe is Dying – Yanis Varoufakis

Monday, December 17, 2018 09:39:00 PM

This was Macron's colossal tactical mistake; he should have adhered to the quid pro quo principle and tell Merkel something like "I'll do that, but you will also accept my conditions." If you first give Berlin what they want, it's hardly likely that they will then give you anything of what you asked....
Brexit REVEAL: Greek economist Varoufakis outlines why Britain was 'treated like cattle'

Friday, December 14, 2018 12:06:00 AM

Yanis Varoufakis believes British people voted for Brexit because they felt “discarded and disenfranchised”, and felt they were being treated “like cattle”. The former Greek Finance Minister also pointed out the issue of national statistics prospering, while simultaneously “large proportions of the population” are being discarded.
‘Europe Is Disintegrating.’ Greece’s Rockstar Economist Yanis Varoufakis Shares His Vision for Reforming the E.U.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 06:45:00 PM

On Sunday morning, the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis picked up a microphone in Berlin, the German capital where, three years ago, high-stakes negotiations with E.U. leaders culminated in his resignation. Varoufakis, 57, knows many Germans still blame him and his country for the European debt crisis.
What Britain's European Union negotiators can learn from the Greeks

Friday, October 26, 2018 03:05:00 AM

by Yanis Varoufakis (Bodley Head, £20) by Paul Lever (IB Tauris, £17.99) On 24th April 2015, the Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, attended a meeting of his Eurozone counterparts in the Latvian capital, Riga. Believing the gathering to be largely ceremonial, a sop to the Latvian government....
Italy and the EU: a poor relationship that could break the union

Sunday, October 21, 2018 08:55:00 PM

That dire warning came last week from the former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis - he of the shaved head, the leather jacket and the powerful motor bike. In a week when most observers would probably agree that, right now, Brexit is the single biggest problem facing the EU, Varoufakis chose....
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