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'...he was one of those left-wing politicians critical of Europe’s economic institutions, though not necessarily of the idea of Europe itself.
Even as a young man, Yanis Varoufakis had always been struck by the idea of a united Europe as a way to “forge bonds relying not on kin, language, ethnicity, [or] a common enemy, but on common values and humanist principles.” '
A well-written article on the leader of Europe's most exciting new political movement, DiEM25 here.