Yanis Varoufakis video interview: “I hope the UK rejoins the EU – but Europe must change”

The former Greek finance minister on why Remain lost, why Labour is struggling and whether the EU would accept Scotland as a member state.

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Five years ago today, the UK voted to leave the European Union. To mark the anniversary, I spoke to Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister and the author of books including Adults In The Room: My Battle with Europe's Deep Establishment, about how Brexit has transformed British politics, the struggles of Labour and the European centre left and whether an independent Scotland could join the EU. 

 

George Eaton is senior online editor of the New Statesman.

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