Yanis Varoufakis

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Yanis Varoufakis is a Greek economist and politician who served as Minister of Finance of Greece in 2015.

Wikipedia: Yanis Varoufakis

Notable quotes

“When some corporation goes bust, who gets paid first amongst the creditors is a political decision. So why not change it? Why have the bankers get paid first and the workers last?”   Video

Lectures

Oxford Union: Full Address & Q&A

Cambridge Forum: Is Capitalism Devouring Democracy?

TED: Capitalism will eat democracy -- unless we speak up

Google: And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

New York Public Library: Yanis Varoufakis with Professor Noam Chomsky (April 2016) | DiEM25

The New School: Yanis Varoufakis: The Future of Capitalism

The New School: Yanis Varoufakis on Talking to My Daughter About the Economy (May 2018)

Politics and Prose: Yanis Varoufakis (June 2018)

Sources

Wikipedia: Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

Wikipedia: MeRA25 (European Realistic Disobedience Front)

DiEM25 (official site)

open Democracy: Will MeRA25 bring the bright day that Greece has been waiting for?

NY Times: Yanis Varoufakis: No Time for Games in Europe

Financial Times: When Varoufakis took on the troika