Yanis Varoufakis on Global Capitalism & How Trump’s Tax Plan is Class War Against the Poor

    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2017/11/3/yanis_varoufakis_on_global_capitalism_how"><img alt="_s3_yanis" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/96/39296/w320/_S3_Yanis.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>President Trump and House Republicans have unveiled their long-promised proposal to reform America&#8217;s tax code, with Trump calling it a &#8220;big, beautiful Christmas present&#8221; for the American people. Critics say the gift is a tax cut for the richest Americans. We discuss the proposal with economist and former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who argues, &#8220;It&#8217;s an out-and-out class war waged against the poorest, the weakest, the disenfranchised—the very same people that Donald Trump appealed to in order to get elected.&#8221;

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