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Yanis Varoufakis to Seek European Parliament Seat in Germany (video)

Former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis was selected on Sunday as a candidate of his party Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) for the European elections in Germany. "I accept (the nomination) because it epitomizes the new trans-national politics...

Yanis Varoufakis to Launch New Party in March

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced his intention to create a new political party. In a tweet on Thursday marking the third anniversary of SYRIZA in power, Varoufakis said that that "three years ago today the Greeks decided...

Varoufakis' DIEM25 Movement May Seek European Parliament Seats in 2019

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis' Diem25 pan-European political movement may seek to enter the European Parliament, as part of a broader effort to overhaul what it calls 'the deep establishment'. The former Greek finance minister, and one of Diem 25's...

Former Greek FinMin Varoufakis Says He Resigned from Gov't as Troika Had No Intentions of Ending the Crisis

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis discussed for the umpteenth time the other day his tenure with the government of Alexis Tsipras. Speaking on Bloomberg, Varoufakis said that he was not “fired,” but resigned after he realized that things were...

Is Varoufakis' Politics Driven Solely By Megalomania?

Last week, former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis launched in Berlin with much fanfare his new political movement, DIEM25, a pan-European movement with the aim of democratizing Europe within one decade. However, Varoufakis' new undertaking has a lot of people...

Why Varoufakis’ DIEM25 Will Fail to Produce Change in Europe

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new political movement, DIEM25, a pan-European movement for democracy with the aim of democratizing Europe. The launching of DIEM25 took place yesterday at Berlin’s Volksbühne theatre and featured speeches from Barcelona’s...