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Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot is codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. and president of Just Foreign Policy. He is also the author of Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong About the Global Economy (2015, Oxford University Press). You can subscribe to his columns here.

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Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot is codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. and president of Just Foreign Policy. He is also the author of Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong About the Global Economy (2015, Oxford University Press). You can subscribe to his columns here.

Other articles by this author

Why Chavez Was Re-elected

By Mark Weisbrot, The International Herald Tribune | Op-Ed

090312min cat

Raising the Minimum Wage Is the Least We Can Do to Civilize America

By Mark Weisbrot, McClatchy\/Tribune Services | Op-Ed

Why the Euro Is Not Worth Saving

By Mark Weisbrot, The Center for Economic and Policy Research | News Analysis