Yanis Varoufakis: What You Heard About Tomorrow's Greek Election Is Wrong

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June 16 2012 10:30 AM

Yanis Varoufakis: What You Heard About Tomorrow's Greek Election Is Wrong

According to standard media accounts, tomorrow’s parliamentary election in Greece is actually a referendum on the euro, because a victory by Syriza, the “radical left” party, would lead Greece to exit the euro zone. That’s nonsense, explains Greek economist Yanis Varoufakis, who helped Syriza develop its strategy.

You can watch the whole conversation at BhTV.

Robert Wright is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. Follow him on Twitter.