Yanis Varoufakis: “There is as much democracy in the EU as there is oxygen on the Moon: zero”

By Berna González Harbor (El País)

MMinister, activist, politician, economist, university professor and successful essayist, Yanis Varoufakis has now become a novelist, in a new turn of events which adds an additional cap to this charismatic and protest figure. No finance minister will probably have lasted so long in the collective imagination, despite a lightning mandate that only lasted from January to July 2015, at the most dramatic moment in the history of contemporary Greece. And yet here he is again, with his t-shirt, his usual joviality and humor, trying to launch an international left movement and with a novel,

Another Now

(Another reality). He received us via screens in Athens, where he is one of the nine elected deputies of his small party, MeRA25.

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