Interview with the Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis: ‘economics is a religion’

By Alex Katsomitros

Yanis Varoufakisis an outspoken economist who considers his discipline a religion, not a science. Having lived and taught in Britain in the tumultuous ’80s, Australia in the ’90s and his native Greece over the last decade, he knows a lot about crises, their causes, and their consequences. Alex Katsomitros spoke to him about the Greek government’s catastrophic handling of the economy, similarities with Britain and why economists must accept some of the blame for the financial crisis. Read more of this post

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