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Jeffrey Sommers

Jeffrey Sommers

Jeffrey Sommers is an associate professor of political economy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is visiting faculty at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.  He is co-editor of the forthcoming book The Contradictions of Austerity. Additionally, he also publishes in The Financial Times, The Guardian, TruthOut, CounterPunch and routinely appears as an expert on global television.  He can be reached at: [email protected]

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Jeffrey Sommers

Jeffrey Sommers

Jeffrey Sommers is an associate professor of political economy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is visiting faculty at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.  He is co-editor of the forthcoming book The Contradictions of Austerity. Additionally, he also publishes in The Financial Times, The Guardian, TruthOut, CounterPunch and routinely appears as an expert on global television.  He can be reached at: [email protected]