Yanis Varoufakis On The European Constitution, Economic Disintegration And Orwellianism

By Niklas Stephenson

In this video the former finance minister of Greece and founder of DiEM25 (Democracy in Europe Movement 2025), Yanis Varoufakis, provides us insights into why the European constitution does not represent European citizens and lacks democratic substance. He also talks about the disintegration of the European Union, what forces are driving its demise and how Orwellian language is used to hide this.

Does Europe have a constitution that represents the will of the people?
What observations are indicating towards the disintegration of the European Union?
In what form is Orwellianism employed to provide the superficial appearance of progressive reform?

These questions and more are addressed in the video below:

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Niklas Stephenson writes for acTVism.org, where this first appeared.