Dec
15

Brexit: An unorthodox view

A Guardian Live event with Yanis Varoufakis and others. A troubled Britain is on its way out of a troubled European Union. Disintegration and xenophobia are in the air. The government in London is in disarray. But so is every other government in Europe, not to mention the European Commission whose authority is tending increasingly towards zero. The only forces to be gathering strength everywhere are those of what might […]

Mar
31

Guardian Live – Europe, austerity and the threat to global stability with Yanis Varoufakis

Has the EU lost sight of its original purpose? Critics argue that agreements such as TTIP illustrate just how undemocratic the EU has become. Are weaker nations paying the debt of a financial crash which they did not cause? Has the EU been reduced to a vehicle for free market economics? Calls for more transparency in EU decision-making is nothing new. Yet, as we see the rise of continental euroscepticism […]