Luisa Morgantini & Yanis Varoufakis discuss the importance of solidarity with the Palestinian people

A discussion on “The importance of solidarity with the Palestinian people in the context of the global crisis” with Italian activist Luisa Morgantini and Yanis Varoufakis MP (secretary of MeRA25, co-founder of DiEM25) as speakers.

This discussion took place in the context of the one-day film festival titled “In the Mirror of Palestine: Images and sounds of a quotidian struggle for dignity and freedom”, on Tuesday 29 November 2022, on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, organised by mέta | the Centre for Postcapitalist Civilisation at “Trianon” cinema.

Luisa Morgantini was for two terms (1999-2009) a member of the European Parliament for the Italian party Rifondazione Communista. She is a figure with decades of struggles in the pacifist, women’s and trade union movements, as well as solidarity actions around the world, particularly in Palestine and the Mediterranean. She leads the Italian section of the anti-war organisation Women in Black.

Yanis Varoufakis MP is a member of the Hellenic Parliament, the Secretary-General of MeRA25, and a professor of economic theory at the University of Athens. He is the co-founder of DiEM25, member of the Progressive International’s Council, and the former finance minister of Greece. He is the author of several books, including the postcapitalist political sci-fi Another Now, as well as Adults in the Room and And The Weak Suffer What They Must?.