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DiEM25 co-founder Yanis Varoufakis explains why the idea that Southern Europe is more corrupt than the richer, Northern part of the continent is a myth.
This video was produced by DiEM25 and published on their YouTube channel on the 23rd of January 2023. We have translated it into German and are republishing it today to help build opinion on this issue in Germany.
To read the transcript of this video: Yanis Varoufakis on why the idea that Southern Europe is more corrupt than Northern Europe is a myth
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Yanis Varoufakis is a Greek politician, professor of economic theory at the University of Athens, former finance minister of Greece and founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25). He is also the author of several books on the European debt crisis, financial imbalances in the world, and game theory.
DiEM25 is a pan-European, cross-border movement of democrats that is focused on addressing the economic and social problems faced by Europe today. It provides an alternative to austerity policies that it argues are dividing the continent and fueling the rise of “international nationalists“.