YANIS VAROUFAKIS

is the former finance minister of Greece and the author of several international bestsellers: And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability; Adults In the Room: My Battle with Europe's Deep EstablishmentTalking To My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism. Born in Athens in 1961, Yanis Varoufakis was for many years a professor of economics in Britain, Australia and the USA before he entered government and is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Athens. Since resigning from Greece's finance ministry he has co-founded an international grassroots movement, DiEM25, campaigning for the revival of democracy in Europe and speaks to audiences of thousands worldwide. 

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