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The dashing Greek Finance Minister isn't anti-American; he wants a repeat of Roosevelt's New Deal

Published on: Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:09:17 UTC
News Agency: The Independent

You have to admire Yanis Varoufakis, Greeceā€™s new Finance Minister. The former Essex University lecturer showed up in a Barbour-type jacket and boots for his meeting with George Osborne, but better still was his arriving at the office on his first day in the job on his 1300cc Yamaha muscle bike. It is the one with gold rear springs and shocks, several steps up in beef, if not in refinement, from the 650cc BMW favoured by his Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.

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