Ex-Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis comes to the how to: Academy on Monday 1st May.
As finance minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis sparked public controversy when he attempted to re-negotiate his country’s relationship with the EU. But what really happened took place behind closed doors and now Varoufakis is ready to tell the full story.
Join Varoufakis, as he discusses his highly-anticipated memoir, Adults in The Room, a publication set to blow the lid on Europe’s deep establishment, exposing what actually goes on behind the scenes in Europe’s corridors of power. Expect an extraordinary tale of brinkmanship, hypocrisy, collusion and betrayal that will shake the establishment to its foundations.
Varoufakis believes that the only way the EU can survive is if the truth is known, join this discussion by posing your questions during the audience Q&A.
‘An outstanding economist and political analyst’: Noam Chomsky
‘One of my few heroes. As long as people like Varoufakis are around, there still is hope’: Slavoj Žižek
In association with Penguin Live.