|General Secretary||Yanis Varoufakis|
|Headquarters||Gamveta 6, Omonoia, Athens|
|International affiliation||Progressive International|
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The European Realistic Disobedience Front (Greek: Μέτωπο Ευρωπαϊκής Ρεαλιστικής Ανυπακοής), or MeRA25 (Greek: ΜέΡΑ25), is a left-wing Greek political party founded in 2018. Its founder and General Secretary is former Syriza MP and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis. MeRa25 is part of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25), the European Spring and the Progressive International.
MeRA25 was founded on 27 March 2018 by former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis. The party's formation was announced during a special event in Athens. In December 2018 former Syriza member and MEP Sofia Sakorafa joined the party.
The party contested the 2019 European Parliament election as part of DiEM25. It narrowly failed to win a European Parliament seat. In the 2019 Greek legislative elections, MeRA25 gained 9 seats and 3.44% of the vote.
Without capitalisation, the letters of ΜέΡΑ25, μέρα (mera), spell the Greek word for "day", mirroring the Latin diem and thus showing the party's connection with DiEM25.
The party presents itself as an alliance of 'Left, Green and Liberal Greeks', standing on the grounds European internationalism, economic rationality and social emancipation. It plans to introduce a 'European Green New Deal', as a solution to the postmodern version of the Great Depression. In Greece, its core 7 legislative policy proposals are:
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MeRA 25 (Day 25), an anti-austerity party founded by former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is estimated to receive 3.4 percent of votes and the newly founded Right-wing nationalistic Greek Solution (Elliniki Lysi) 3.7 percent of votes.
MeRA25 is, as of this Monday, the only pro-European party in Greece that is proposing the end of austerity.