Greece's Marxist Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Not a Fan of Thomas Piketty

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Handsome?? He looks like Voldemort.
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Although Varoufakis sounds superficially Marxist, he's always been far too status quoy for my tastes, and I've disgreed with status quoy stuff he's spoken of in the past.

Interesting finance/econ video, titled the Princes of Yen:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl…
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Oh yeah, I remember now what set me off about that fellow, he trivialized the process of "financialization" has having little effect on globalization and the economy!
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@1, you took the words right out of my mouth!
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I think they'll succeed in creating a Marxist paradise. It'll be Venezuela on the Mediterranean.
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@6, The thing is the Greeks need some natural resource they could sell to fund their survival like the Venezuelans use oil. Greece only has Olive Oil:\
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Charles -

I have purchased x pounds lemons, a blender, y blue plastic cups, z pounds of sugar, and I have rented a spot at an auto show.

I sell (a) cups of lemonade @ 1.00 each for a (p) of $ 1045.00

Today, I am a capitalist

wholesale markets.

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Makes perfect sense to me. By this definition capital can be a social good where wealth is economic drag; with no social purpose.
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Handsome? Uhhhh.....