Yanis Varoufakis: Why the Universal Basic Income is a Necessity – VIDEO
In this video former finance minister of Greece, professor of economics, author and founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25), Yanis Varoufakis, argues why the Basic Income is a necessity today. His arguments take into account a macro socio-economic, psychological, philosophical and moral perspective. In addition after the speech Varoufakis addresses a wide range of questions from the public.
All of these questions and many more are addressed in this video:
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NOTE: The video was originally published by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute.
As finance minister of Greece he resigned shortly after he found out that his prime minister decided to cave into the austerity program of the Troika that the majority of Greece rejected in the historic OXI vote.
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On the 25th of May 2017, we are planning to cover an event in Berlin that is being organized by the pan-European progressive movement founded by Yanis Varoufakis called the “Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25)”. This will include a report about the event as well as an interview with Yanis Varoufakis in English & German.
At this event DiEM25 will present an economic plan called the “European New Deal” which is aimed at revitalizing Europe’s economy and countering the centrifugal forces that are currently tearing apart the union.
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