Hilary Matfess

Hilary Matfess is an Institute for Policy Studies intern and a Johns Hopkins University student.

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Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:50pm
Sanctioning Russia Won’t Help Ukraine
U.S. policymakers have long abided by the idea that economic sanctions are an effective means of promoting policy changes in other nations. Woodrow Wilson wistfully suggested in 1919 that, in moments of conflict, the United States could simply “apply this economic, peaceful, silent, deadly remedy and there will be no need for force.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 9:55am
The TPP: A Quiet Coup for the Investor Class
It would be a relief to report with any certainty that the negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)—a massive proposed free-trade zone spanning the Pacific Ocean and all four hemispheres—are definitely empowering corporations to the detriment of workers, the environment, and sovereignty throughout the region.
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