On Civil Society | Yanis Varoufakis: Has capitalism failed us?

"Money is a political construct, a construct of community, a construct of a society, that must be political. And if we do not control this, by definition, political force, because money is a force—it makes the world go round, as we know—if this political force it not controlled democratically, then we do not live in a democracy."

Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance for Greece at the height of Europe's debt crisis, was at the Appel Salon as part of the TPL's #OnCivilSociety series, to talk about his new book "Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism",

In conversation with Ana Serrano, Chair of the Open Democracy Project.