- Yanis Varoufakis: America needs to develop a new Manhattan project by boosting public and private investment -- significantly
- In the past, American prosperity relied heavily on government intervention and subsidies
- Yet now the sensible policies that the US needs are off the table
Yanis Varoufakis is a former Greek finance minister, a professor of economics at the University of Athens and a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Political Economy at Kings College, London. The opinions below belong to the author.
(CNN)Arthur Miller once said that "an era can be considered over when its basic illusions have been exhausted."