Yanis Varoufakis

Crush the Greeks!

Crush the Greeks!

Geithner was the only person in that room of morally enraged Europeans with his eye on the proverbial ball.

The Greek bailout revisited in the light of the Geithner revelations.

 Yanis Varoufakis

Europe’s Crisis and the Rise of the Ultra-Right is the Left’s Fault

Europe’s Crisis and the Rise of the Ultra-Right is the Left’s Fault

Europe is decomposing because of the Left’s spectacular failure to intervene both during the construction phase of Europe’s economic and monetary union and after the latter’s crisis had begun.

 Yanis Varoufakis

La Gran Desconexión Griega

La Gran Desconexión Griega

Wolfgang Münchau sugiere que Grecia debería plantearse seriamente su salida de la zona euro. Yanis Varoufakis le responde.

¿Debe Grecia plantearse “lo impensable”?

 Yanis Varoufakis

If Scotland, why not Greece?

If Scotland, why not Greece?

Why an independent Scotland should get out of sterling, but Greece should not volunteer to exit the Eurozone.

Why an independent Scotland should get out of sterling, but Greece should not volunteer to exit the Eurozone

 Yanis Varoufakis

La contienda del techo de deuda estadounidense vista desde Europa

La contienda del techo de deuda estadounidense vista desde Europa

Los europeos están acostumbrados a debacles políticas resultantes de las crisis económicas. Lo que los europeos encuentran difícil de comprender es lo opuesto.

 Yanis Varoufakis

Johnny (Paulson) Got His Gun (and is aiming at some grim, Greek pickings)

Johnny (Paulson) Got His Gun (and is aiming at some grim, Greek pickings)

John Paulson has invested in Greek banks. Why this makes sense for him even though he knows that they are basketcases

 Yanis Varoufakis

Olli Rehn: “me encanta Grecia, pero…”

Olli Rehn: “me encanta Grecia, pero…”

Olli Rehn imagina que los problemas de Grecia son fenómenos naturales…

 Yanis Varoufakis

Lest we forget: The neglected roots of Europe’s slide to authoritarianism

Lest we forget: The neglected roots of Europe’s slide to authoritarianism

A multitude of evils can hide behind the ideological veil of top-down European integration.

 Yanis Varoufakis

Are Ireland and Portugal out of the woods?

Are Ireland and Portugal out of the woods?

Is there any justification in saying that these two countries are closer today to exiting their ward-of-the-troika status than they were last July, before Mr Draghi’s pronouncement that he will do all it takes to save the Eurozone?

 Yanis Varoufakis

Grecia y la zona euro: ¿ha terminado la crisis?

Grecia y la zona euro: ¿ha terminado la crisis?

La estabilización de los mercados financieros para Grecia muestra un claro contraste con la caída en espiral de su economía social.

 Yanis Varoufakis

On the sad algebra of the Greek Debt Buyback

On the sad algebra of the Greek Debt Buyback

At the end of the day, tens of billions of fresh loan tranches will have authored another nasty act in the cruel theatre of horrors that is the Greek bailout.

 Yanis Varoufakis

The Eurozone after the November Eurogroup ‘Greek Deal’: The state of (current) play

The Eurozone after the November Eurogroup ‘Greek Deal’: The state of (current) play

The repercussions of this short-sighted agreement are grave not only for Greece but for the Eurozone, and indeed the European Union, more broadly.