Yanis Varoufakis, the outspoken former Finance Minister of Greece, offered his advice to the UK as they begin Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
Varoufakis counts himself among those who “loathe borders,” but says there should be no second referendum, and a hard Brexit must be avoided.
Watch: Yanis Varoufakis UK-EU Brexit Negotiation Advice
Greece of course, held a referendum opposing the conditions tied to their EU funded bailout. While the people voted against it, the EU forced it through with massive pressure.
Though nothing is certain, it wouldn’t be surprising if Greece, and other countries find themselves leaving the EU in the future. The currency union is a terribly flawed idea, and the political and economic differences between countries are raising tensions to a level that can’t be sustained indefinitely.