Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis is the former finance minister of Greece and the author of several international best-selling books. And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability reveals the underlying problems that led to the Eurozone crisis and its ongoing catastrophic mishandling. Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment is an explosive memoir that reveals what goes on behind the scenes in Europe's corridors of power. Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism (forthcoming) explains through vivid stories and easily graspable concepts what economics actually is and why it is so dangerous in the form of a letter to his teenage daughter. Born in Athens in 1961, Yanis Varoufakis was for many years a professor of economics in Britain, Australia, and the USA before he entered government and is currently professor of Economics at the University of Athens. Since resigning from Greece’s finance ministry, he has co-founded an international grassroots movement, DiEM25, campaigning for the revival of democracy in Europe and speaks to audiences of thousands worldwide.


ARTICLES FEATURING YANIS

Three Books About a Better World

Kim Stanley Robinson, Yanis Varoufakis, and Carl Neville have all released utopian novels in 2020, but is there value in speculating about a post-capitalist future?...


Vicious Disequilibrium

Vicious underground forces that are begetting disequilibrium, despondency, and discontent....


The Great Shock

The crisis occurred and persists because an alternative was and is mostly unthinkable....

The Great Shock


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