Greece Puts Mind Over Money

Greece's new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is an interesting thinker, but interesting thinkers don't always make the best politicians.

This expression can't last.

Photographer: Milos Bicanski

Whenever a public intellectual runs for or is appointed to high public office, people who think and/or write for a living tend to get very excited. At some point after that, they usually get very disappointed.

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