A grand plan to rescue Europe and unite its democratic forces. That's what Greece's former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis wants to achieve with DiEM25, a new left-wing, pan-European platform for radical thinking about democracy.
The Greek people are paying dearly for having been lulled into a false sense of security, writes former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. Germans, he says, are laboring under the same illusion today.
Hashtags, blue and yellow balloons, manifestos: Thousands of people are celebrating Europe, online and on the streets. Pulse of Europe is getting lots of attention, but it's not the only such movement. DW takes a look.
Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's former finance minister, has been tipped to launch a left-wing, pan-European political faction in Berlin. The ex-parliamentarian says the EU is undemocratic, and that transparency is needed.
Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD will be the third power.
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