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By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jun 29,2020
NEW YORK — Three countries — the United States, Brazil, and Mexico — account for nearly half (46 per cent) of the world’s reported COVID-19 deaths, yet they contain only 8.6 per cent of the world’s population.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Feb 28,2020
NEW YORK – The narcissism and Panglossian cluelessness of the Wall Street elite is a marvel to behold. Sitting on their perches of power, and enjoying tax breaks, easy money and soaring stock markets, they are certain that all is best in this best of all possible worlds.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jan 09,2020
NEW YORK — US President Donald Trump’s order to assassinate Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani while on an official mission to Iraq was widely hailed in Trump’s jingoistic Republican Party.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Dec 17,2019
NEW YORK — On the most important issue in the United Kingdom’s modern history, whether to leave the European Union (EU) or remain, the UK’s electoral system produced an absurd result.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Dec 14,2019
NEW YORK — Europe has done it. The European Green Deal announced by the European Commission is the first comprehensive plan to achieve sustainable development in any major world region.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jul 29,2019
NEW YORK — How did the world’s two most venerable and influential democracies, the United Kingdom and the United States, end up with Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at the helm? Trump is not wrong to call Johnson the “Britain Trump”.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jun 30,2019
NEW YORK — US President Donald Trump has based his foreign policy on a series of harsh economic blockades, each designed to frighten, coerce and even starve the target country into submitting to US demands.
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.

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