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Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), in Washington, DC. He is also president of Just Foreign Policy. His latest book is "Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong about the Global Economy" (2015). He is author of co-author, with Dean Baker, of "Social Security: The Phony Crisis" (2001).

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Billions Who Need the Most Help Can Also Benefit—As Americans Have—From Changes in Economic Policy

Allowing the IMF to issue $1.5 trillion in special drawing rights would save countless lives and wouldn’t cost U.S. taxpayers a dime.

Mark Weisbrot ·


Trump Started a War on Journalism. Biden's Justice Department Has Yet to End It

For the first time in more than a century, a journalist could be tried and imprisoned—the charges carry a maximum of 175 years in prison—for publishing facts that the U.S. government did not want published.

Mark Weisbrot ·


Open Letter From 40+ Economists Regarding Ecuador and the Dollar

Not only has leading presidential candidate Andrés Arauz emphasized that he is committed to maintaining the dollar as the national currency, he and his party have a long track record of taking strong measures to make sure that dollarization did not come under threat.

James K. Galbraith ·


Why Partisanship Will Increase in the Post-Trump Era

The powerful minority in the Republican Party will keep blocking the economic policies that the majority of voters wants.

Mark Weisbrot ·


From Trump to Bolivia and Back: A Tale of Two Coups

Bolivian right would not have succeeded, where Trump has failed, if not for an important difference: the Bolivian right had powerful help from outside the country in pulling off their coup.

Mark Weisbrot ·


If You Could Save a Million Lives, Would You Do It?

Right now, legislation has already passed the House of Representatives that would do just that.

Mark Weisbrot ·


Silence Reigns on the US-Backed Coup Against Evo Morales in Bolivia

The Organization of American States had a key role in the destruction of the country’s democracy last November.

Mark Weisbrot ·


Trump Stimulus Plan: Still Getting Everything Wrong

The president appears not to know what he's doing.

Eileen Appelbaum ·

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