What role is Germany playing in the European Union? With Yanis Varoufakis
In this video founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025, author & former finance minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, explains Germany’s role in the European Union and what we should take into account when we hear the term “multi-speed” Europe.
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Yanis Varoufakis is a professor of Economic Theory at the University of Athens, former finance minister of Greece and founder of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25). Varoufakis is also the author of several books on the European debt crisis, the financial imbalance 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”.
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|DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 28JAN11 – Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor of Germany speaks during the session ‘Revitalizing Global Trade’ at the Annual Meeting 2011 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 28, 2011.
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|Flickr: Angela Merkel – World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2011|
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