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Horizons of Freedom: The Cunning of Freedom in times of a Twin Authoritarianism – Yanis Varoufakis

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As capitalism is transforming into a species of technofeudalism, two seemingly mutually opposing authoritarianisms are rising up. Can an authentic freedom survive these circumstances and culminate into a progressive alternative worth fighting for? Yanis Varoufakis is a member of the Greek Parliament, Professor of Economics at the University of Athens, Honorary Professor of Political Economy at the University of Sydney, Honorary Professor of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of Turin, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Economy at Kings College, University of London. Annual Topic Series Horizons of Freedom is coorganized with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade.

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As capitalism is transforming into a species of technofeudalism, two seemingly mutually opposing authoritarianisms are rising up. Can an authentic freedom survive these circumstances and culminate into a progressive alternative worth fighting for? Yanis Varoufakis is a member of the Greek Parliament, Professor of Economics at the University of Athens, Honorary Professor of Political Economy at the University of Sydney, Honorary Professor of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of Turin, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Economy at Kings College, University of London. Annual Topic Series Horizons of Freedom is coorganized with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade. Horizons of Freedom: The Cunning of Freedom in times of a Twin Authoritarianism - Yanis Varoufakis
Yanis Varoufakis
An accidental economist Let me begin with a confession: I am a Professor of Economics who has never really trained as an economist. But let’s take things one at a time.

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