On Sunday morning, the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis
up a microphone in Berlin, the German capital where, three years ago,
high-stakes negotiations with E.U. leaders culminated in his
resignation. Varoufakis, 57, knows many Germans still blame him and his
country for the European debt crisis. But on stage in Berlin, next to a
banner reading “European Spring,” he announced he would again be running
for elected office. This time, in Germany.
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