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Review: How Varoufakis’ dream turned int

Review: How Varoufakis’ dream turned into a nightmare

Yanis Varoufakis lost his 2015 battle with what he calls “Europe’s deep establishment”. Now he’s working to build DiEM 25, a pan-European, cross-border movement of democrats. Their aim is to repair the European Union. In January, 2015 he was elected, with 140,000 votes, as finance minister in the Syriza-dominated government. His mission – to overturn […]

Brexit – a seismic event

Brexit – a seismic event

The Economist’s headline was ‘Brexit and the markets: a seismic shock’ Doomsday scenarios – warnings of its consequences – abounded: the British Pound will weaken, favourable trade conditions will disappear, housing values will tumble, the markets will plummet, job losses will mount. The implication is that the effects of the referendum vote will reverberate throughout […]