Yanis Varoufakis

The strange death of left-wing Euroscepticism

17 April 2016 8:00

Jeremy Corbyn’s eye-swivelling about-face on the EU – he once wanted to leave, now he wants to stay – has…

Yanis Varoufakis distances himself from Jeremy Corbyn

3 March 2016 12:12

Oh dear. This week Jeremy Corbyn claimed that Yanis Varoufakis would advise Labour in ‘some capacity’. However, whatever capacity that will be, the…

Jeremy Corbyn hires Yanis Varoufakis to advise Labour

29 February 2016 16:05

Given that one of the major findings of the Beckett report into Labour’s general election loss was that the party were…

Revolutionaries? Podemos belong to the ivory tower, not to the masses

22 December 2015 15:56

If you hear any of your friends refer to the rise of Podemos in Spain as a revolution, please buy them a…

Why Yanis Varoufakis is right about George Osborne’s fauxsterity

25 September 2015 18:40

Not often that I’d be inclined to agree with Syriza, but Yanis Varoufakis had a point last night when he…

A beginner’s guide to Euroscepticism

13 July 2015 16:32

As a long-time Eurosceptic, I should be happy about the Johnny-Come-Latelys now swelling the sceptic ranks. Following Euro-institutions’ wicked treatment…

Left-wing Eurosceptics are finally starting to reveal themselves

9 July 2015 16:19

Even if everything goes wronger still, the Greek No vote is a great victory for the left. Until now, the…

The Greeks haven’t exactly got negotiations off to a good start

7 July 2015 15:31

Eurozone leaders are holding a summit later today to discuss the Greeks’ proposal for dealing with their debt that was…

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns

6 July 2015 6:59

If Greece had voted ‘Yes’ to the austerity package proposed by its creditors, then there would have been a round…

The Eurozone crisis is as much a political problem as it is an economic one

17 February 2015 13:05

Veterans of Eurozone crisis summits, hoping for another nail-biting drama, had queued to get ringside seats. But yesterday’s meeting over…

Greek debt talks break up – can the eurozone hold together?

16 February 2015 21:54

Are we now closer to Grexit? Tonight’s talks between eurozone finance ministers broke up after a few hours with Greece…

Osborne uses meeting with Greek finance minister to tell people to vote Tory

2 February 2015 14:45

Even though he wasn’t quite prepared in the sartorial stakes for the visit of Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, George…