What elements of justice, solidarity and equity constitute a fair and sustainable social foundation? Similarly, the International Monetary Fund, an institution which for decades operated as the … Facebook. Smith did not analyse nor deal with the scale or the likes of Dutch and British East India Companies, nor was his micro-model scalable to these behemoths, predecessor to the maxed-up Globalised-Capitalist of 2020s, self-serving profit-maximizing elites that collectively kill all Main Street and annihilate micro mercentilism in their paths, fully funded by the taxpayers no less.To your Seven Secret that pretty much is the Ghost of Humanity's Future vis-a-viz A Christmas Carol– are there enough of us, and them, and the Main Street bakers-and-butchers, taking the pitchfolks to our governments to demand and overthrow the tyranny that we have been subjected to in 2020 ? How is that possible? Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis addresses the audience during an event to mark the official launch of the Democracy in Europe Movement in Berlin on 9 February 2016. I think it’s wonderful to debate Yanis Varoufakis during the autumn season, a time of pumpkins, corn, and hay, because Yanis has based his entire reply on a flimsy straw man. Please provide more details about your request. As you may know, Social Europe is an independent publisher. Ioannis "Yanis" Varoufakis (Greek: Ιωάννης Γεωργίου "Γιάνης" Βαρουφάκης, romanized: Ioánnis Georgíou "Giánis" Varoufákis, pronounced [ˈʝanis vaɾuˈfacis]; born 24 March 1961) is a Greek-Australian economist and politician. Thu 26 Nov 2020 14.54 EST. Peščanik.net, 13.01.2021. Yanis Varoufakis is right to be wary of Biden. I suggested to the owner he should increase the size of the restaurant, and he told me „no one pays more than 10% tax in Greece, it’s all cash, and so he already doesn’t know what to do with all the Cash“. There is also a need to re-establish the previously high level of collective-bargaining coverage in the industry, underpinned by an industry-wide collective agreement extended by law to cover the entire sector. Države su pustile kandže i pokazale zube. Initial pledges to keep all enterprises solvent till the epidemic abates have been repudiated. Financial markets celebrated, instead of throwing a fit at the state’s spending spree. We hope you're enjoying Project Syndicate. Some of the most expensive real estate in Europe is found in Greece. Two quibbles Dr. Varoufakis, Adam Smith was right to observe the capitalism of 18th Century to be profit-seeking individuals having no regard for anyone else that they ended up serving society – bakers and butchers that ended up as a collective of the Main Street micro-mercantilism. Former Greek Financial Minister and Secretary of the MeRA25 political party, Yanis Varoufakis, claimed in Parliament that Greek society does not trust the government as it could not fulfill its obligations in order to effectively deal with the pandemic.. It is true that monopolization, enabled by government connivance, enables rich people to extract enormous rents from everyone else. Reberthing the Global Economy to Deliver Sustainable Development.A roundtable with distinguished economists convened by the Secretary-General Antònio Guterres took place online yesterday.. Gomila laži na koje smo nepromišljeno pristali. Then the pandemic struck. Un conjunt de mentides que hem acceptat inconscientment. A set of lies we have unconsciously accepted. In this episode of COVIDcast, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alexandre Dayant sat down with Professor Yanis Varoufakis to discuss Europe and the future of capitalism. Prime ministers ignored their country’s poor but never Standard & Poor’s. Writing for PS since 2015 You should receive an activation email shortly. He is co-founder of the international grassroots movement, DiEM25, and in 2019 won election as one of its representatives in … Els governs retenen molt poder i havien estat optant per no exercir-lo. loca Prop de 4.000 milions d'euros apujant l'interès S&P empitjora la caiguda anual del PIB espanyol fins a l'1,4% El fons de rescat podrà comprar deute tot i que amb restriccions JOSE SENA GOULAO / EFE. Yanis Varoufakis is a member of Greece’s Parliament and parliamentary leader of MeRA25, the Greek political party belonging to DiEM25 – Europe’s first transnational paneuropean movement. When 05/12/2020 @ 09:00 EST Where Online Organizer Holberg Prize Contact Audience Public The Event. What targets or objectives should be set and how might they be reached? But this is also an opportunity to redefine our societal goals and how they relate to the current focus on (green) growth. A house of cards. If you are not already registered, this will create a PS account for you. Presidents cowered before the bond markets. Carlos Stoll October 9, 2020 at 9:12 am. This year has resembled a rapidly receding tide, forcing us to confront submerged truths. Yanis Varoufakis: Covid-19 has "turbocharged" the EU’s failures. Varoufakis speaks of the „rich West“, no doubt referring mainly to the Germans, but you will not find a studio ANYWHERE in Germany that costs $1.500 a square foot - only in poor insolvent Greece, and the really expensive, Multi- multimillion dollar properties can be found on the Greek Islands. Yanis Varoufakis leads MeRA25 in Greece’s parliament and is a professor of economics at the University of Athens. The answer to the looming impoverishment of labor is action by us (i.e., government) to put a thumb onto the power relation between labor and capital, to redefine upward the subsistence wage (minimum wage), and to socialize medical care. By Yanis Varoufakis. How can we reverse the trend towards growing inequalities? Such episodes shock us into recognising how unsafe our assumptions are. The Brexit endgame is upon us: deal or no deal, the transition period will end on January 1st. As long as Greeks elect governments that consistently transfer to the borderless oligarchy whatever (public or private) wealth is left, the European Central Bank will do whatever it takes—buy as many Greek government bonds as necessary—to keep the country’s insolvency out of the spotlight. For more than 25 years, Project Syndicate has been guided by a simple credo: All people deserve access to a broad range of views by the world’s foremost leaders and thinkers on the issues, events, and forces shaping their lives. He decided to pursue a career in economics after making the acquaintance of Greek economist and Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou. The required paradigm shift implies large-scale economic and societal change and serious deliberation. John Bolton and Member of the Hellenic Parliament Yanis Varoufakis will discuss current threats to regional and global stability. Yanis Varoufakis asked people not to even visit Amazon’s website on Friday. FORMER Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has hit out at the "relative misery" of the EU's economic health. Comparteix Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Mail. H λαθροχειρία της ΕΛΣΤΑΤ: Το 2020 μετέφερε τουλάχιστον 150 χιλιάδες άνεργους από το Εργατικό Δυναμικό στον Μη Οικονομικά Ενεργό Πληθυσμό, με προφανή στόχο να εμφανίσει μειωμένη την ανεργία # troikastatistics by Peter Franklin. by Yanis Varoufakis, published on DiEM25, 11/26/2020. Trump gave 10 billion dollars to science to develop a vaccine and some still claim that it is not governments that provide the funding of science but the private sector. 'This book correctly emphasises the need to place the future of social rights in Europe front and centre in the post-Brexit debate, to move on from the economistic bias that has obscured our vision of a progressive social Europe.' The additional $931 billion they amassed did not result from any innovation or ingenuity that generated additional profits. Thank you. Then there was Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, interviewed by the New York Times, … To receive email updates regarding this {entity_type}, please enter your email below. Syriza created the 2015 crisis by its outrageous behavior. 987x555 Les avaluacions de Standard&Poor's, així com les de la resta de companyies de 'rating', influeixen en la capacitat de despesa dels governs. He seems to offer a counterpoint to every criticism. There was an error submitting your subscription. The first thing to note about Varoufakis’s blueprint is that the model it foregrounds is one of democratic socialism. Critics Warn Repeal of Section 230 ‘Would Be Devastating for Human Rights, Social Movements, and Marginalized People’ - 12/31/2020 - Yves Smith Yanis Varoufakis: How Progressives Could Still Win the 21st Century Posted on October 8, 2020 by Yves Smith Register for FREE to access two premium articles per month. Overnight, governments grew claws and bared sharpened teeth. Yanis Varoufakis estimated Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, Dating, Relationship Records, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. This is the sixth secret that 2020 exposed. Angry. Scroll below and check more … Voters are rational. One lesson we learned in 2020 is that national governments had been choosing not to exercise their enormous powers so that those whom globalization had enriched could exercise their own. On the contrary, the most important truth of 2020 is captured in Bertolt Brecht’s apt and elegant aphorism, ‘Because things are the way they are, things will not remain the way they are.’. Twitter. 987x555 Les avaluacions de Standard&Poor's, ... YANIS VAROUFAKIS Exministre de finances de Grècia. Optimists might claim that the West’s current history-fueled culture war reflects an enlightened moral sensibility. Our contention is that nationalist discourses take many forms. Follow him on Twitter: @ yanisvaroufakis It was that vast public demonstrations don't matter at all. That is why this year has resembled a rapidly receding tide, forcing us to confront submerged truths. With a pandemic raging, for those countries most affected by Brexit the end of the transition could not come at a worse time. Gomila laži na koje smo nepromišljeno pristali. Soon after the conservative New Democracy government took office in Greece in 2019, it started to become apparent that democracy was not the goal it had in mind. This is an interesting Global Call to Action. Massive societal coalitions will have to be built for a shared vision to emerge and for a just transition, with fairly distributed costs, to be supported. During that time the Chinese lifted a billion people out of poverty in China through hard work, so that now, over half the Chinese people have a higher standard of living than the Greeks. KORONA VIRUS. A former academic, he has been Secretary-General of MeRA25, a left-wing political party, since he founded it in 2018. However, China can also crack down on the super-rich. But the seventh secret that this year revealed represents a silver lining. Unfortunately the neo-liberal Evangelists are hard to die. You will also directly support our mission of delivering the highest-quality commentary on the world's most pressing issues to as wide an audience as possible. We aren't backed by a large publishing house, big advertising partners or a multi-million euro enterprise. Stop socializing, bloated with self-importance, and start promoting hard work for a change. by Yanis Varoufakis on 6th … 04/01/2021 19:25. Previously, he served as Greece’s Finance Minister during the first six months of 2015. But there is no doubt that we, like so many other media organizations nowadays, are under growing strain. Incidentally, Bill Gates became a more trusted source for information on COVID than any Government Minister.5) Science does not depend on State funding. Thank you very much for your support! They got richer in their sleep, so to speak, as central banks flooded the financial system with manufactured money that caused asset prices, and thus billionaires’ wealth, to skyrocket. Tako u periodima duboke krize izgledaju stvari za koje smo nekada verovali da su sigurne i izvesne. Nov 30, 2020 Yanis Varoufakis. In a competitive market, that serves the common good by boosting the range and quality of available goods and services while constantly lowering prices. In his own words, Varoufakis was “thrust onto the public scene by Europe’s … He added a lot of value for his investors. Thank you. Partners/Patrons save £1.69 (20% off and no fees) By purchasing a ticket, you are making a valuable contribution towards our future online events programme. Is my opinion. All workers need to be actively involved and nobody should be left behind. FEPS contributes to this reflection with policy ideas, analysis of the different proposals and open reflections with the new FEPS Covid Response Papers series and the FEPS Covid Response Webinars. It is not hard to see that capitalists can do much better with less competition. Remember me? Born in Athens in 1961, Yanis Varoufakis was for many years a professor of economics in Britain, Australia and the USA before he entered politics. YANIS Varoufakis lamented economic equality and pushed for global co-operation while John Bolton urged diplomatic confrontation as the pair battled over the question of “global stability” last week. It made things worse not better. Yanis Varoufakis 13/01/2021. Larry Y July 29, 2020 at 3:40 pm. Kula od karata. It is buying.6) Governments, by definition, have no competition because they have the monopoly of legitimate coercion- including getting us to give them a big chunk of our cash. That’s what our certainties seem like during profound crises. Bezos and Musk took and take risks. Varoufakis is a wordsmith who likes to use colorful phrases to skillfully skirt around the facts, and divert attention away from the glaringly obvious. If you read enough contemporary history you will clearly come to the conclusion that the key innovations of the last 70 or 80 years were driven by state funding. Whither Social Rights in (Post-)Brexit Europe. Governments are supposed to buy stuff for citizens. Media moguls, oil men and financiers, no less than left-wing critics of globalised capitalism, agreed that governments were no longer in control. Amid deep social divisions and the continued threat of right-wing extremist violence, Biden must also try to re-establish democratic political norms and restore trust in American leadership at home and abroad. It appears that you have not yet updated your first and last name. Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and engineering an economic recovery are only two of the challenges facing new US President Joe Biden. Brexit has always been an English nationalist project irrespective of the left versus right divide in British body politic.The key question in the coming years is whether the multifarious bilateral trade deals signed by Boris & Co with the connianvance of transnational/multinational corporations results in enhancing the global importance of UK. Europe has generally developed a lifestyle of avoiding any kind of stress at all costs, living off other people’s money, and that’s why Europe is falling economically ever further behind America and China. But the irony should be lost on no one: the administration of the most anti-science US president ever—a president who ignored, intimidated, and mocked experts even during the worst pandemic in a century—allocated $10 billion to ensure that scientists had the resources they needed. US President-elect Joe Biden may have promised a “return to normalcy,” but the truth is that there is no going back. We appreciate well-informed comments and welcome your criticism and insight. No economist has ever proven that the marginal product of labor trumps the iron law of wages. Maybe Professor Varoufakis can explain?By the way Professor, I had business dealings with Greeks in Sydney, and I must say, they are very clever people. Don’t know how much he worked on the digital economy of hats, though. Yanis Varoufakis is the author of the bestselling Talking to My Daughter: A Brief History of Capitalism and two previous books. Capitalism’s greatest apostles, such as Adam Smith, emphasised its unintended consequences: precisely because profit-seeking individuals have no regard for anyone else, they end up serving society. Among the authors: Lodewijk Asscher, László Andor, Estrella Durá, Daniela Gabor, Amandine Crespy, Alberto Botta, Francesco Corti, and many more. Consider the stupendous increase since mid-March in the wealth of America’s 614 billionaires. 04/01/2021 19:25. A set of lies we have unconsciously accepted. The shake-out is happening before our eyes. Yanis Varoufakis, a former finance minister of Greece, is leader of the MeRA25 party and professor of economics at the University of Athens. Begrudging. Thus Varoufakis's real secret message is that Inexorable Power is possessed by One Party States which can do what they like both with the Rich as well as ordinary people.2) the money-tree is not real. Yanis Varoufakis is a member of Greece’s Parliament and parliamentary leader of MeRA25, the Greek political party belonging to DiEM25 – Europe’s first transnational paneuropean movement.