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  1. J. Bradford DeLong

    J. Bradford DeLong

    Writing for PS since 2002
    214 Commentaries

    J. Bradford DeLong is Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was heavily involved in budget and trade negotiations. His role in designing the bailout of Mexico during the 1994 peso crisis placed him at the forefront of Latin America’s transformation into a region of open economies, and cemented his stature as a leading voice in economic-policy debates.

  2. Kemal Derviş

    Kemal Derviş

    Writing for PS since 2003
    98 Commentaries

    Kemal Derviş, former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and former Administrator for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

  3. Esther Dyson

    Esther Dyson

    Writing for PS since 2000
    72 Commentaries

    Esther Dyson, Chairman of EDventure Holdings, is an entrepreneur and angel investor concentrating on emerging markets and technologies. She is a board member of numerous companies, including 23andMe, Eventful, Meetup, NewspaperDirect, Voxiva, WPP Group, XCOR Aerospace, and Yandex, and was an early investor in such notable start-ups as Evernote, Flickr, Mashery, Medstory, Omada Health, and Square.

  4. Howard Davies

    Howard Davies

    Writing for PS since 2009
    67 Commentaries

    Howard Davies, the first chairman of the United Kingdom’s Financial Services Authority (1997-2003), is Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. He was Director of the London School of Economics (2003-11) and served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry.

  5. Ralf Dahrendorf

    Ralf Dahrendorf

    Writing for PS since 1999
    57 Commentaries

    Ralf Dahrendorf (1929-2009), was the author of numerous acclaimed books and a European Commissioner from Germany, member of the British House of Lords, Director of the London School of Economics, and Warden of St. Antony's College, Oxford.

  6. Rüdiger Dornbusch

    Rüdiger Dornbusch

    Writing for PS since 1995
    56 Commentaries

    Rüdiger Dornbusch was Professor of Economics at MIT until his death in 2002.

  7. Elizabeth Drew

    Elizabeth Drew

    Writing for PS since 2015
    54 Commentaries

    Elizabeth Drew is a Washington-based journalist and the author, most recently, of Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall.

  8. Ian Davidson

    Ian Davidson

    Writing for PS since 1996
    37 Commentaries

    Ian Davidson is an adviser to, and a columnist for, the European Policy Centre, Brussels. A former columnist for the Financial Times, his most recent book is Voltaire in Exile.

  9. Ishac Diwan

    Ishac Diwan

    Writing for PS since 2013
    18 Commentaries

    Ishac Diwan holds the Chaire d’Excellence Monde Arabe at Paris Sciences et Lettres and is a professor at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris.

  10. Graciana del Castillo

    Graciana del Castillo

    Writing for PS since 2000
    14 Commentaries

    Graciana del Castillo, a Uruguayan-American economist, is a political and economic risk analyst. As a director of Latin American sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor’s, she led the upgrade of Mexico’s credit rating to investment grade in 2002.

  11. Donna Dickenson

    Donna Dickenson

    Writing for PS since 2008
    12 Commentaries

    Donna Dickenson, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London, is the author of the book Me Medicine vs. We Medicine.

  12. Vishakha N. Desai

    Vishakha N. Desai

    Writing for PS since 2007
    10 Commentaries

    Vishakha N. Desai is President of the Asia Society.

  13. Angus Deaton

    Angus Deaton

    Writing for PS since 2015
    10 Commentaries

    Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is the author of The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality.

  14. Denise Dresser

    Denise Dresser

    Writing for PS since 2003
    8 Commentaries

    Denise Dresser is Professor of Political Science, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.

  15. Olivier De Schutter

    Olivier De Schutter

    Writing for PS since 2010
    7 Commentaries

    Olivier De Schutter is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food.

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    America's plutocrats and their media allies are certain that US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is unelectable, or that, if somehow elected, he would bring about the collapse of the republic. This disdain is both telling and absurd.

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