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Syriza and the radical campaign for a Greece ruled by Greeks, not bankers.


These loans are not to be used for the purpose of saving Greece. This is a cynical transfer of losses from the books of the banks – primarily Northern European banks – onto the shoulders of the taxpayers. And this they have the audacity to refer to as austerity.

Economist Yanis Varoufakis challenges dominant narratives about the Euro crisis, Greek economics and austerity’s exuberant debt.

Yanis is a Greek economist running for office, which he explains in his blog post Why I am running for a parliamentary seat on SYRIZA’s ticket.

Interview transcript via Antidote Zine

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Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis is an economist, author and former Greek Minister of Finance.


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