‘Europe is too important to be left to its clueless rulers’ – Telegraph profile

On need for a “non-party” movement to address Europe’s “failure to co-ordinate”. Carpe Diem25

Yanis Varoufakis

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By Mick Brown

So, I say to Yanis Varoufakis, you were an obscure university lecturer, with a sideline in writing comment pieces about economics, who had also devised and plotted virtual currencies for computer games, but your only experience of political office was almost 40 years ago as secretary of the Black Students Alliance at the University of Essex (even though you’re white) – how exactly did you end up for five months as one of the pivotal figures in the biggest economic crisis to engulf Europe since the Second World War? 

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