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And the weak suffer what they must?

Yanis Varoufakis

And the weak suffer what they must?

Europe"s crisis and America"s economic future

by Yanis Varoufakis

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Financial crises,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Economic integration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-316) and index.

    StatementYanis Varoufakis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC240 .V37 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 337 pages
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27207629M
    ISBN 101568585047
    ISBN 109781568585048
    LC Control Number2016001937
    OCLC/WorldCa903285033

      “And the Weak Suffer What They Must? Europe’s Crisis and America’s Economic Future” is a fascinating, in-depth dive into the history of the common European currency, but also the history of post-war global economics, and the economic underpinnings of what we now know as the European Union.   And The Weak Suffer What They Must? reminds us of our history in order to save European capitalism from itself. First they came for Assange: Yanis Varoufakis & Srećko Horvat, Bozar.


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critiques the ideology of neoliberal austerity and calls for democratic European unity in the face of fascisms resurgence across the continent.

Written by Greeces former finance minister, much of the book takes a look at monetary policy in the postwar period; in concise prose it /5.

And the Weak Suffer What They Must. by Yanis Varoufakis – review Though heavy with egotistical bluster, the former Greek finance minister has valid points to make in this critique of the EU and.

The Euro Dilemma. A passage in the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides recounts a statement made by the victors to a vanquished people that “the strong actually do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.” The quote is an apt description of the consequences of a common currency without political integration, as is the case in the euro zone.8/10().

And the Weak Suffer what they Must. has laid it all out before us in relation to the future of Europe, and of the globe. But the key element in Varoufakis’s title is the question mark. And The Weak Suffer What They Must. highlights our history to tell us what we must do to save European capitalism and democracy from the abyss.

With the future of Europe under intense scrutiny after Brexit, this is the must-read book to explain Europe's structural flaws and how to fix them/5(K).

A perfect book for those looking for answers on how Europe's political and financial system works. Yanis keeps things detailed and clear without becoming boring or too heavy. The book also offers some possible solutions for Europe and the world to evolve beyond the current crisis as history rolls on/5().

"The strong do as they can and the weak suffer what they must." Thucydides The fate of the global economy hangs in the balance, and Europe is doing its utmost to undermine it, to destabilize America, and to spawn new forms of authoritarianism. If not for this lesson above “the strong do what they can, and the weak suffer what they must,” we never would have known the Melos had presented an alternative.

We might not have known they existed at all. In any event, these kind of explorations into the classics are precisely what this community needs in order to take the next step.

Economists will debate the rightness of Varoufakis's convictions, summed up by a quote from ancient Greek historian Thucycdides that "rights are only pertinent between equals" and that strong powers "actually do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.".

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Indeed, knowing "how things work" is useful for both. What this ambitious book aims to provide is a history of our entire global financial order – and not just in the present but for the past century. For most of us, the phrase “global financial order” might sound rather abstract.

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More from the same. This book highlights many of the problems that Europe now faces in securing social, economic and political harmony within today's enlarged EU. A titanic battle is being waged for Europe’s integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and.

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It is a page turner because the plot itself is a relentless sequence of astonishing twists and turns driven by the cunning ingenuity and hubristic folly of its key protagonists This book 4/5(2). The book takes off with the current crisis. If you ever doubt what is at stake in Europe, read Varoufakis’s account of being lodged with a semi-literate farmer in the far-right heartland of the.

Yanis Varoufakis is the Finance Minister of Greece. A Professor of Economic Theory at the University of Athens and a visiting professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, he is the author of "The Global Minotaur: America, the True Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Future of the World, " among others.

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Thucydides (/ θj uː ˈ s ɪ d ɪ d iː z /; Ancient Greek: Θουκυδίδης Thoukūdídēs [tʰuːkyːdídɛːs]; c. – c. BC) was an Athenian historian and History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the fifth-century BC war between Sparta and Athens until the year BC.

Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" by those who accept his claims to Notable work: History of the Peloponnesian War. Of that Thucydides—who was every bit as real as Kagan’s consummately political historian, and who speaks to us every bit as powerfully—the reader will find few traces in this book.

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