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Radio France – L’Interview éco, 18 FEV 2019

Yanis Varoufakis est en campagne. L’ancien ministre grec des Finances, chantre de la lutte contre l’austérité, va se présenter aux élections européennes, en Allemagne. De passage en France, il est l’invité de “L’Interview éco”, lundi 18 février. Depuis quelques mois, après des années de crise, l’économie grecque retrouve des couleurs. La croissance est de retour. Le chômage recule. Le pays peut à nouveau se...

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THE ECONOMIST on DiEM25 & the European Spring: “Varoufakis Sans Frontières”

In a warm office in Berlin’s trendy Kreuzberg district, Charlemagne is trying to persuade Yanis Varoufakis that he is a politician. “It’s a necessity. I really dislike running and asking people for votes,” protests the Greek economist when asked about European Spring, his new transnational political party. Does he think of himself as a politician? “No. The moment I do, shoot me.” Apparently inadvertently, Mr...

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DiEM25’s online art auction: A new way of funding democratic movements and a new relationship between participatory politics and art

DiEM25 is changing the way we do politics and fund our campaigns. From our first day, we declared that we shall not be receiving money from bankers, Brussels, oligarchs and assorted vested interests – that we would struggle with whatever funding our activists could provide from their meagre resources. Today, faced with the uphill struggle of participating in the European Parliament elections across Europe, we...

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Δημοπρασία έργων διεθνών καλλιτεχνών υπέρ του DiEM25 και του ΜέΡΑ25

Σήμερα έχουμε άλλη μια απόδειξη ότι το κίνημά μας, το DiEM25 πανευρωπαϊκά και το ΜέΡΑ25 στην πατρίδα μας, φέρνει κάτι καινούργιο, πρωτόγνωρο και ωραίο στην πολιτική σκηνή.  Το κίνημά μας δεν παίρνει χρήματα από τις Βρυξέλλες, από τραπεζίτες, μεγιστάνες, ολιγάρχες και λοιπά συμφέροντα. Μας χρηματοδοτούν τα μέλη μας από το υστέρημά τους. Σήμερα έχουμε κι άλλη μια ευγενική πηγή χρηματοδότησης: Κορυφαίους καλλιτέχνες...

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A radical new vision for the World Bank and the IMF – op-ed with David Adler, in The Guardian

The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, will step down on 1 February – three and a half years before the end of his term – in search of greener pastures. His readiness to resign from the leadership of one the two most powerful international institutions is a worrying omen. But it is also an important wake-up call. The World Bank and the IMF are the last remaining columns of the Bretton Woods edifice under...

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“Politics means leadership, not only giving people what they want. You have to convince them to get out of our national box” – EURACTIV

Yanis Varoufakis, the Spitzenkandidat for the EUROPEAN SPRING, set up by DiEM25, told EURACTIV Germany that: “If the European Left were united, coherent and civilised, we wouldn’t have created Diem25, we’d have joined them. Now we are running against them, which is very painful to us,” the former Greek finance minister told EURACTIV Germany in an interview. In the interview, Varoufakis lashed out against leftist...

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