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Here's another prominent economist weighing in on why he objects to the Trans Pacific Partnership as well as it's European counterpart the TTIP (the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partneship) ...
by Phoebe Loosinhouse
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:18 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Cross-posted with EcoWatch & co-authored by Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. " Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal. " --UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Zero has become the most ...
by Renewable Rider
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 05:24 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute at Columbia University, calls for people to Stand Up and Be Counted on Climate Change. Warning us that time is running out to keep the rise of global ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 08:12 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Apparently, our American version of Iran's Guardian Council has issued a fatwa decreeing that Hillary Clinton shall be the only candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in 2016. I say "
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 12:47 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I'd like to participate in an ongoing on and off line brainstorm using Buckminster Fuller's World Game design criteria, "How can we make the world work for 100 percent of humanity in the shortest ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 06, 2014 at 04:39 PM PST with 14 Recommends
FDR really did nail it, when he made [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definitions_of_fascism THIS] statement, 75 years ago…. Franklin D. Roosevelt “The first truth is that the liberty of a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 269 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 12:01 PM PDT with 527 Recommends
In a speech recently, the influential economist Jeffrey Sachs made the following statement, one that was both remarkable and yet predictable about the culture of Wall Street: "I'm going to put if ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 83 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 06:20 AM PDT with 206 Recommends
We all know that there is major corruption in our U.S. government and that Wall St. rules DC and buys "our" legislators. It’s certainly nothing new. But it isn’t something we talk about ...
by leema
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 07:51 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
By Mike Konczal, originally published on Next New Deal Jeffrey Sachs attacks vulgar crude Keynesianism, arguing that it consists of four simplistic elements. Numerous people are pointing out that ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In an opinion piece in the Financial Times, Obama Has Always Planned To Slash Spending , Jeffrey Sachs argues that President Obama will get the result he has asked for when the sequester kicks in ...
by cosmic debris
Comment Count 270 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 04:46 AM PST with 83 Recommends
He's advocated for a complete expiration of the Bush tax cuts, like Howard Dean. While thats a minority position in the progressive community, its not a tiny minority. The thing is Jeffrey Sachs is ...
by ai002h
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 12:41 PM PST with 1 Recommend
This question has been persistently rattling in my brain of late, rising to a very loud crescendo at the pick of Paul Ryan as VP this weekend: America: Who are we? This diary Book review: Is Obama�
by War on Error
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 11:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
This question has been persistently rattling in my brain of late, rising to a very loud crescendo at the pick of Paul Ryan as VP this weekend: America: Who are we? This diary Book review: Is Obama�
by War on Error
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 08:47 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Early last week the New York Times reported that despite all the previous fine rhetoric about the G20 and consultation and open process, the US Treasury Department had decided to rule by decree and ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 11:26 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
President Obama has a historic opportunity to help reform the World Bank, by nominating development expert Jeffrey Sachs to be the World Bank's next president. Sachs has said that as president he ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 06:52 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I got the date correct; sometimes, I'm smarter than the average bear. :...
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 06:05 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Those sad but true words come from Professor Jeffrey Sachs, of Columbia University as quoted by The Economist ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 01:04 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Finally! World-renknowned economist Jeffrey Sachs who, among other things, administered shock treatment to one of the Eastern European countries after the dissolution of the Soviet bloc, has now ...
by Deena Stryker
Comment Count 136 comments on Sun Oct 30, 2011 at 01:13 PM PDT with 316 Recommends
A liberal - Jeffrey Sachs - has just published “The Price of Civilization” in which he calls for more federal government involvement in society to achieve a more equitable economy. I’m not ...
by Just the facts 45
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Oct 18, 2011 at 11:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
On the BBC website: “Concerns over Israel-Gaza unrest International concern is growing over the upsurge of violence between Palestinian militants and Israeli forces, as cross-border attacks ...
by Deena Stryker
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Aug 21, 2011 at 01:52 PM PDT with 1 Recommend