Perhaps the greatest enemy of the Eurozone, at this particular juncture, is an erroneous assumption: that a Greek default is inextricably linked to a Greek exit from the Eurozone. The problem with this assumption is twofold: First, it prevents Europe from escaping a trap of its own making. Secondly, it is false. By Yanis Varoufakis.
A new take on Aesop’s tale, tailor-made for our ‘European Moment in History’, at a time when Europe’s collapse is being guaranteed by the dominance of the wrong narrative. What follows is an attempt at an alternative take: one that is more in tune with a decent future for Europe. By Yanis Varoufakis.
Once upon a time a Greek called Aesop told the story of the industrious ant and the profligate grasshopper.