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The Not So Erratic Philosophy of Yanis Varoufakis

Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer

Greece’s new finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, has been mandated by the leftist Syriza government to negotiate new conditions with the “troika” (the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund) for the continuation of Greece’s desperately needed bailout. He has just written a smashing op-ed for The New York Times that forcefully […]

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L’amara “medicina economica”: il primo domino cade in Grecia?

Shamus Cooke

This is an Italian translation of The First Domino Falls in Greece. Dopo che le ultime elezioni greche hanno respinto l’austerità e provocato un clamore mondiale, i primi sondaggi indicano che le prossime elezioni greche – previste per 17 giugno – faranno lo stesso, anche se con più furia. La situazione della Grecia non è un […]

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The First Domino Falls in Greece

Shamus Cooke

After the last Greek elections rejected austerity and caused a global uproar, early polling indicates that the next Greek elections — scheduled for June 17 — will do the same, albeit with more fury. Greece’s situation is not an isolated event, but a bellwether for the industrial world and beyond. The fallout from the 2008 […]

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