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Jeffrey D. Sachs
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Mar 20,2019
NEW YORK — Don Quixote fought windmills. US President Donald Trump fights trade deficits. Both battles are absurd, but at least Quixote’s was tinged with idealism.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jan 05,2019
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s announced withdrawal of US forces from Syria has met with near-universal condemnation by Democrats and Republicans alike.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Dec 11,2018
NEW YORK — The arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is a dangerous move by US President Donald Trump’s administration in its intensifying conflict with China. If, as Mark Twain reputedly said, history often rhymes, our era increasingly recalls the period preceding 1914.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Nov 28,2018
NEW YORK — Today, the provision of public goods and services at the global and regional level is dangerously inadequate.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Oct 27,2018
US President Donald Trump’s ravings against social programmes and environmental regulations are partly a product of his ignorance and narcissism.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Oct 18,2018
NEW YORK — America continues to be in a state of civil war. Not just a civil war, but the civil war. In the first round, back in the 1860s, the Confederacy lost. Yet, now the Confederacy is temporarily on top.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Sep 04,2018
NEW YORK — Back in 1965, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, then France’s minister of finance, famously called the benefits that the United States reaped from the dollar’s role as the world’s main reserve currency an “exorbitant privilege”.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Aug 05,2018
NEW YORK — Modern humans, born into one climate era, called the Holocene, have crossed the border into another, the Anthropocene.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jun 20,2018
NEW YORK — The climate crisis we now face is a reflection of a broader crisis: a global confusion of means and ends.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - May 21,2018
NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s renunciation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran and the reimposition of US sanctions on that country threaten global peace. Europe’s security depends on defending the agreement with Iran despite the US withdrawal.



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