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    • And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    • Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability
    • By: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh, Yanis Varoufakis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 30

    In 2008, the universe of Western finance outgrew planet Earth. When Wall Street imploded, a death embrace between insolvent banks and bankrupt states consumed Europe. Half a dozen national economies imploded, and several more came close. But the storm is far from over.... From the aftermath of the Second World War to the present, Varoufakis recounts how the eurozone emerged not as a route to shared prosperity but as a pyramid scheme of debt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye opener and hard hitting account of the crisis

    • By A Customer on 01-17-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    • Europe's Crisis and America's Economic Future
    • By: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Narrated by: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In January 2015, Yanis Varoufakis, an economics professor teaching in Austin, Texas, was elected to the Greek parliament with more votes than any other member of parliament. He was appointed finance minister, and, in the whirlwind five months that followed, everything he had warned about was confirmed as the "troika" (the European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund, and European Commission) stonewalled his efforts to resolve Greece's economic crisis.

    Regular price: $29.65