The leader of the Labour opposition explains that what searches Varoufakis is above all experience with the criticism situation of the EU
is not expected to former Greek finance minister make campaign with british
The leader of the Labour opposition in the UK, Jeremy Corbyn have signed former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis as economic adviser. Varoufakis, which just launched its own motion “pan-European” DiEM25 (For a Europe Democratic in 2015), has already held a meeting with the maximum responsible economic of John McDonnell, Labour Party to exchange views on the referendum of the European Union .
“Varoufakis is interesting for all negotiations arrived to keep up with the European Central Bank and the European Commission” has Jeremy Corbyn himself explained in the Islington Tribune , the local newspaper of his London neighborhood. “I think Greece have been treated terribly, and we must make an effort to approach them.”
The ‘signing’ of Varoufakis, known interchangeably in the UK as the “errtico Marxist” or “libertarian Marxist” from its passage by the universities of Essex, Birmingham and Cambridge, has served to add more read the fire laborista- leader criticized as encouraging a shift to the radical left in his party.
Corbyn it defends in advance of the criticisms, leaving aside the ideological affinity and ensuring that searches Varoufakis what is above all criticism experience to the situation of the European Union . “We are not in the eurozone, but the bottom line is how matter of refuting the doctrine of austerity and social cuts as the ‘path to prosperity'” Asegur Corbyn. “Our emphasis is precisely in how to invest to achieve economic expansion that can benefit the majority and create job positions” .
Varoufakis, who resigned as finance minister in July 2015, when the Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras acept the austerity measures imposed by the new bailout, has frequently visited the UK looking for support for his movement and gets wet personally in the debate on the referendum of . the EU
for reasons more policies that strictly econmicas, Varoufakis has warned in these terms against the risks of Brexit: “it will be a step towards the disintegration of the European Union . for the first time since its inception, the EU will not expand but shrink. I think a dangerous trend. “
former Greek finance minister is limiting however the moment his advisory role and It is not expected to make campaign with Jeremy Corbyn , which in 1975 vot against the entry into the common market and has now asked however the vote in favor of remaining in the EU. Despite histricas dissidence, the Labor Party largely supports the permanence and is not facing an internal division as pressing as the Conservative Party.