Adults in the Room

Adults in the Room

My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment

Book - 2017
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Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent political history when, as finance minister of Greece, he attempted to re-negotiate his country's relationship with the EU. Despite the mass support of the Greek people and the simple logic of his arguments, he succeeded only in provoking the fury of Europe's political, financial and media elite. But the true story of what happened is almost entirely unknown - not least because so much of the EU's real business takes place behind closed doors. In this fearless account, Varoufakis reveals all: an extraordinary tale of brinkmanship, hypocrisy, collusion and betrayal that will shake the deep establishment to its foundations.As is now clear, the same policies that required the tragic and brutal suppression of Greece's democratic uprising have led directly to authoritarianism, populist revolt and instability throughout the Western world. Adults In The Room is an urgent wake-up call to renew European democracy before it is too late.
Publisher: London : The Bodley Head, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781847924452
184792445X
9781847924469
1847924468
9780374101008
9781473547827
Branch Call Number: 330.9495 V32a
Characteristics: viii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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