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


Democracy Now!

Published on Nov 3, 2017

https://democracynow.org – President Trump and House Republicans have unveiled their long-promised proposal to reform America’s tax code, with Trump calling it a “big, beautiful Christmas present” 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, “It’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.”

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