Economics professor, quietly writing obscure academic texts for years, until thrust onto the public scene by Europe's inane handling of an inevitable crisis
A Chronicle of a Lost Decade Foretold by Yanis Varoufakis @ProSyn
I am very much looking to tomorrow's discussion with leaders of Spain's small business community on the policies necessary to tackle the post-Covid19 Depression. Why not join us?
Today, the EC valiantly tried to portray a crushing defeat as a stupendous victory. Conjuring up 750bl via leveraged loan guarantees (provided by, mostly, bankrupt states), von der Leyen is hoping the public will lose interest before her package shrinks into macro-insignificance.
As an economist my assessment of Labour's 2019 Manifesto is simple: the measured, bold, well targeted, moderate response to the UK's need and capacities. My assessment as a citizen: A rare breath of fresh air!
Democracy deserved a boost in euro-related matters. We just delivered it. Let the people decide. (Funny how radical this concept sounds!)
I don't suppose an apology is pending from those who, for years, referred to Julian as 'rapist' and denied that the whole affair was about shoving him in a supermax US black hole for the crime of having exposed crimes against humanity committed in our name
And here you have it: Italy et al buckled. They accepted ESM loans that will lead to stringent austerity next year, pitiful EIB business loans, a pseudo-federal unemployment re-insurance scheme, plus a few crumbs of philanthropy. In return they committed to permanent depression