Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis told Jacobin why he’s publishing his secret recordings of the critical Eurogroup meetings of 2015 — and why the Left around Europe is struggling to overcome Syriza’s disastrous legacy.
Yanis Varoufakis was Greek finance minister during the first months of the Syriza-led government in 2015. His books include The Global Minotaur and Adults in the Room.
Four years after he became a slavish enforcer of EU dogmas, Greek leader Alexis Tsipras is finally set to lose office. But for former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, next month’s snap elections are a chance to take the fight against austerity back into parliament.
A row over Italy’s budget threatens to push the European Union into fresh chaos. Yanis Varoufakis told Jacobin about his plans to save the EU from itself.
Yanis Varoufakis on how to build a democratic Europe in a post-Brexit landscape.
Former Greek finance minster Yanis Varoufakis responds to his critics and lays out DiEM25's plan for resisting within the European Union.
An illustrated interview with former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.
For European elites, Greece is a convenient scapegoat.