Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis Offers Prime Minister Turnball Some Advice on Debt

Yanks Varoufakis, Greece's former finance minister, is quite the colorful character, and whether you love him or hate him, make no mistake, he offers up his unbridled opinion when he sees necessary. Of late, Varoufakis has shared his thoughts reading debt and Australia...

Varoufakis Reacts to Criticism on the 1-Year Anniversary of the Greek Referendum

A year since the anniversary of the Greek Referendum on July 5, 2015, when Greeks rejected the terms of the bailout conditions that were subsequently imposed on the country anyway, American economist James Galbraith explained Plan B for Greece that had been drafted...

Yanis Varoufakis Votes Against the Greek Bailout Deal He Negotiated

On Wednesday evening, former Greek Finance Minister and current SYRIZA MP Yanis Varoufakis voted against a bill that turned into law the austerity-filled terms of the new Greek bailout deal Greece and its international creditors had agreed to in Brussels. The...

Yanis Varoufakis: "Schauble Told Me He Wants Grexit, This Is No Theory"

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis just revealed that German Finance minister told him that his plan for Greece is to leave the euro. Greece never had a chance for success to reach an agreement writes Varoufakis on his blog. Varoufakis' statement...

As Greek Tragic Hero Iphigenia, Varoufakis Was Sacrificed at a Higher Power's Will

As a modern day Iphigenia, Yanis Varoufakis had to be sacrificed from his post in the Ministry of Finance in order for the Greek negotiations team to embark on its difficult journey to Brussels and re-negotiate a deal for...

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Resigns; Full Statement

Yanis Varoufakis has resigned from his post as Greece's minister of finance, the economics professor and SYRIZA member announced. Here is his full statement titled "Minister No More!" as it was posted on his site: The referendum of 5th July will...

Varoufakis Blogs a 'Big Majestic Yes to Europe' after Big NO Vote in Greek Referendum

Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says that the Greek NO vote landslide win on the July 5 Greek referendum is actually "a majestic, big YES to a democratic, rational Europe!" After a deadlock in bailout negotiations, Varoufakis and the SYRIZA...

Varoufakis on Referendum Result: 'Greeks Returned Ultimatum to Creditors'

"The ultimatum has been returned to to the creditors," noted Yanis Varoufakis on Sunday night from Athens after the official results of the Greek Referendum showed that most Greeks say no to a previous take-it-or-leave-it proposal offered to the creditors. "Today's...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis: Why We Recommend a NO in the Referendum

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explained why he recommends to the Greek people to vote NO on the upcoming referendum about Greece's deal with its international creditors. Varoufakis wrote on his blog to explain why he and his government ask...

Is Greek FinMin Varoufakis Wife Danae Stratou a 'Common People' Muse?

While Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has become a hero for many of Greece's common people trying to make it during the hardest economic era for their country, his wife Danae Stratou might be the muse for the Pulp...