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Tsipras to Varoufakis: Let’s Take the €16 Bln of the European Central Bank

"What? There are 16 billion euros in cash scattered here and there, and we do not use them to load ATMs and make them...

Varoufakis Exposes Tsipras’ Plans, While Still in Opposition

"The first thing I will do as prime minister is to demand Stοurnaras' resignation. If need be, I will drag him screaming from the...

Varoufakis: ‘I Was Right About the Debt, and You Know it!’

Former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis replied to an article published in Kathimerini through his blog. Here is his reply: In a recent article entitled “Varoufakis and...

IMF Chief: Greek PM Tsipras Wanted to Change the Euro Zone Rules

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wanted to change the euro zone rules because of his ideology but soon changed course, the International Monetary Fund...

Varoufakis Discusses ‘Parallel Payment’ He Presented to SYRIZA Back in in 2013

Greece's former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, stated while speaking with Skai news over the weekend that his idea for a “parallel system” of payments was...

Defiant Varoufakis Ready to Face ‘Even Martial Court’ Over Plan B

Undeterred over the controversy surrounding the new disclosures over the system of a parallel currency that was apparently considered by the government of Alexis...

Varoufakis’ Plan B: Pay Greek Civil Servants With Coupons

The Yanis Varoufakis Plan B for the Greek economy in the event that the country clashed with creditors and went bankrupt was to partially...

Former Greek FinMin Varoufakis’ Alternative Currency Plan

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis had an alternative plan to pay public sector employees during Greece's hard bailout negotiations with creditors in the...

Greek Government Remains Uncomfortably Silent on Second Referendum Anniversary

There were great celebrations about the re-opening of public television ERT in June, even a monument for the "fighters" of ERT was erected. Yet,...

German FinMin: It was the Greek Gov’t that Chose to Cut Pensions

It was the Greek government that chose to cut pensions to meet fiscal targets, not the creditors' suggestion, German Finance Minister Wofgang Schaeuble said...

How Two Years of Capital Controls Hurt Greek Trade

It was June 27, 2015 when the finance minister at the time, Yanis Varoufakis, and the Greek government decided to impose capital controls in the...

ESM President: Greece woud have been Out of the Crisis if the 2015 Mistakes...

Greece would have been out of the crisis and standing on its feet by now if the 2015 mistakes weren't made, said President of...

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