Yanis Varoufakis

There is a Mafia-like quality to the threats emanating from EU officials, who are acknowledged to be contemplating how much punishment they can mete out to the UK if the people should dare to vote the wrong way.
In recent weeks France has faced strikes and protests as the battle has come to their terrain, over a new, sweeping labor law. Among other provisions, the law would weaken workers' protections regarding overtime pay, the length of the work week, and job security.
Yanis Varoufakis explains why universal income is an idea whose time has come.
One gets the impression from reading the book that central bank policy is the outcome of petty squabbles between politicians
It's not just about the will of the majority, said Yanis Varoufakis.
“It gives us a glimpse of what politics could be like along the lines of progressive renaissance,” Yanis Varoufakis said.
U.S. Foreign Policy Got In The Way Of Helping Greece, Says Former Finance Minister
Yanis Varoufakis: Bernie Sanders Gives Hope For 'Progressive Renaissance' during HuffPost Fb Live interview
HuffPost's DC bureau interviews Yanis Varoufakis on everything from Greece to the state of the world economy. 
BERLIN -- The controversy over the comedian Jan Böhmermann shows the extent to which the Turkish president now influences public life in Germany, dictating moves to Angela Merkel.
Our common dream is the only antidote to the common nightmare already in the works. But to become an effective antidote we need to join forces. We need to overcome the usual tendency of progressives to fall prey to the sirens of discord.
He's one of the most controversial figures of 2015, internationally. In just a few weeks, he went from obscure economist known only within his field to household name, in Europe and worldwide, without even trying.
A Sustainable Europe that lives within the planet's means, minimising its environmental impact, and leaving as much fossil
The 2015 Global Thought Leaders Index, a "collective intelligence" analysis that maps the global conversation on the Internet and ranks its most influential voices, has just been released by The WorldPost and the Zurich-based Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. For the first time, the annual index measures not only the globally-dominant English language infosphere, but also the other main language infospheres of Spanish and Chinese, as well as German. Altogether we rank the nearly 400 people who are most often mentioned and discussed online, ranging in the global index from Pope Francis, who ranks #1, to Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk at #4, Edward Snowden at #5 and cellist Yo-Yo Ma at #9.