Statement by Yanis Varoufakis on the FinMin’s Plan B Working Group & the parallel payment system

Yanis Varoufakis

Statement by the Office of Yanis Varoufakis, former Minister of Finance, Member of Parliament, Hellenic Republic

During the Greek government’s negotiations with the Eurogroup, Minister Varoufakis oversaw a Working Group with a remit to prepare contingency plans against the creditors’ efforts to undermine the Greek government and in view of forces at work within the Eurozone to have Greece expelled from the euro. The Working Group was convened by the Minister, at the behest of the Prime Minister, and was coordinated by Professor James K. Galbraith. (Click here for a statement on the matter by Professor Galbraith).

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EU refuses to acknowledge mistakes made in Greek bailout – by Richard Koo

Yanis Varoufakis

Richard Koo sent me recently his latest, Nomura, assessment on Greece and our negotiations with the EU and the IMF. As always, Richard’s views make for fascinating reading. Here is the pdf copy that he has made available to us.

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For an alliance of national liberation fronts – by Stefano Fassina MP

Yanis Varoufakis

Stefano Fassina, MP and former Deputy Finance Minister of Italy, kindly sent me the following opinion piece. While convinced that the „controlled disintegration of the eurozone“ that he advocates is pregnant with great dangers, this is a debate that Europeans cannot eschew.

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