“Catalonia is a European problem demanding a European solution” – Yanis Varoufakis

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Originally published at bretthetherington.blogspot.com

Here’s Yanis’ full statement:

The EU’s response to the crisis in Catalonia has been (it intervened in the ‘internal affairs’ of Greece, Ireland, Italy etc.) and (by hiding behind the claim that it is a union of states, it motivates Catalan statehood).

Moreover, the EU has been responsible for stoking the discontent that led to the current crisis in Catalonia – through austerity and large bankers’ bailouts. The time has come to Europeanise the solution to a problem that is European in both its nature and causes.”

Brett Hetherington

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