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Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot

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Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, is the author of Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong about the Global Economy (Oxford University Press, 2015).

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  1. The IMF's Agreement with Argentina Could Be a Game Changer
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    The IMF's Agreement with Argentina Could Be a Game Changer

    Mar 10, 2022 Joseph E. Stiglitz & Mark Weisbrot praise a new agreement that will allow the Argentinian government to pursue a broad-based growth strategy.

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    A Fork in the Road for Development Financing

    Daniel Cohen & Ishac Diwan

    A majority of developing countries are facing debt distress, and their financing problems are sure to grow worse as global financial conditions continue to tighten. The moment is quickly approaching when the world will have to decide between two futures for development finance.

    see two options for addressing debt distress in developing countries now that financial conditions have soured.
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    Progressive Federalism to Combat Judicial Extremism

    Laura Tyson & Lenny Mendonca show how state governments can fend off the Supreme Court’s assault on citizens’ interests and rights.
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    The Food Crisis Is Bigger Than Ukraine

    Nancy Qian

    Poor countries should not be significantly affected by the loss of Ukrainian agricultural products. While Russia’s war has undoubtedly caused real problems in global food markets, they are different and more complex than what most news coverage suggests.

    thinks the headlines attributing shortages to Russia’s war are ignoring a raft of other factors.
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    How to Boost NATO-EU Cooperation

    Ian Bond & Luigi Scazzieri propose ways the two organizations should work together to counter the increased Russian security threat.
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    Innovative Finance Can Help Rebuild Ukraine

    Marcus Fedder proposes two creative and recently proven methods for partly bridging the country’s postwar funding gap.
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    The Roots of Resistance

    Yuliya Tymoshenko

    An underground war is erupting in Ukraine's occupied cities, towns, and villages, as artillery duels between Ukrainian forces and Russia’s much larger army transform the eastern Donbas region into a wasteland. 

    As the war drags on, the history of armed resistance to the Nazi occupation of Europe during World War II reads like a prophecy of the partisan struggle now under way.

    draws a direct line from Europe's anti-Nazi underground armies of World War II to Ukraine's partisan war today.
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    American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block

    Anne O. Krueger worries that a new $52 billion subsidy program will undermine competition and innovation in a key industry.
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    The Republican God That Failed

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    After losing the Republican primary, and thus her US House seat, Liz Cheney announced the formation of a new political action committee and suggested that she might run for president, all part of her effort to keep Donald Trump out of the White House. She is channeling the oppositional zeal that political disillusion often fuels.

    considers the implications of Liz Cheney’s primary loss for the GOP and American democracy.
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    A Turkish Playbook for Fighting Populism

    Seren Selvin Korkmaz shows how an opposition alliance is threatening President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s autocratic rule.

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