Yanis Varoufakis

Abandoning a sinking ship? A plan for leaving the euro

Abandoning a sinking ship? A plan for leaving the euro

How a peripheral member-state could try to minimise the (huge) socio-economic costs of an exit from the eurozone forced upon it by the latter’s steady disintegration.

 Peter Schiff

Whose Fuse is Shorter?

Whose Fuse is Shorter?

The irony is that Europe is actually being criticized for its failure to follow America’s lead.

 Luis Martín

La rotonda de los locos

La rotonda de los locos

Hay que romper el bucle demencial de la Unión Monetaria Europea.

 Yanis Varoufakis

[VIDEO] The Crash of 2008 and the Euro-Zone Crisis in Historical Perspective

[VIDEO] The Crash of 2008 and the Euro-Zone Crisis in Historical Perspective

Presentation of Yanis Varoufakis’ book «The Global Minotaur: America, the true causes of the world economy and the future of the world economy.»

 Peter Tchir

Print, Rally, Then What?

Print, Rally, Then What?

As the ECB prints and the Euro declines and inflation rises, then what?

 Yanis Varoufakis

A Simple And Boring Common Bond

A Simple And Boring Common Bond

Europe has no time left in its hourglass. It must act now. What it needs to do is to empower the ECB to issue its own (euro)bonds.

 Ricardo Arriaga

What’s Europe Playing This Week? (cartoon)

What’s Europe Playing This Week? (cartoon)

Another take on how the current European Union’s crisis is being played out…

 Yanis Varoufakis

Europe’s Reverse Alchemy in Full Throttle

Europe’s Reverse Alchemy in Full Throttle

The anxiety to see Greece and Italy return to the Brussels’ Agreement fold is a sign of the calamity to befall the global economy.

 Jeff Harding

The Benefits Of The Eurozone

The Benefits Of The Eurozone

The ECB doesn’t print money and monetize sovereign debt of member states. While they have done some of this, there seems to be political resistance to debt monetization, mainly from Germany and France. They better make sure it continues that way.

 Deutsche Bank Research

Eurozone: Opening Pandora’s box

Eurozone: Opening Pandora’s box

For the first time, eurozone leaders were willing to openly acknowledge that a member state might actually leave the euro.

 Peter Tchir

You Can’t Spell Tooth Faeries Without EFSF

You Can’t Spell Tooth Faeries Without EFSF

The EFSF reminds me of the tooth fairy – there are those who believe because they are told it will work, and those who try to figure out how it will work, and come out on the non-believer side.

 John Browne

Greek Democracy Could Be Costly

Greek Democracy Could Be Costly

When the Greek referendum looked like a possibility, a thinly disguised panic erupted along the corridors of power in Europe.