Jeffrey Sommers

Jeffrey Sommers is Professor of Political Economy & Public Policy in the Department of African &African Diaspora Studies and a Senior Fellow, Institute of World Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His book on the Baltics (with Charles Woolfson), is The Contradictions of Austerity: The Socio-economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model.

Wisconsin’s Raw Deal Reversal of the New Deal: ACT 10 Labor Law. Don’t Let Your State Legislature Do This to You.

Russia, the Wagner Insurrection and the Perils of Overwrought Punditry

The Flat Income Tax: the Worst of Many Bad GOP Proposals on the Docket in Wisconsin

How Mikhail Gorbachev Became the Most Reviled Man in Russia

Memoriam: Latvia’s Peteris Cedrins, Last of the National Poets

Against the Center: the Past and Future of Donald Trump

53206: The Poverty of Politics

Robin Vos Punches Wisconsin Students and Teachers in the Face. Asks, how they got a Black Eye?

State Legislature in the ‘Koch Belt’ Denies Wisconsin Healthcare and Return of Taxpayer Dollars from DC

The “Wisconsin Idea” Strikes Back!  Scott Walker Loses, Truth and the Human Condition Wins!

“No People, Big Problem”: Democracy and Its Discontents In Latvia

Bond Villain in the World Economy: Latvia’s Offshore Banking Sector

Trump Repairs His Ratings: Syria and the Democrats’ Denunciations of Dissent

Donald Trump and Steve Bannon: Real Threats More Serious Than Fake News Trafficked by Media

The Baltic States and Greece: Divergent Crises

Paul Ryan’s "New" Austerity Budget

Paul Ryan’s “New” Austerity Budget

Dr. Strangelove Over Ukraine

Getting the Minimum Wage Just Right

Fool’s Gold in Ukraine

Privatizations and Failures in Russia’s Economy

Back to the Future

Tea Party Mortally Wounded; Prospects for the “Empire Strikes Back”

Another “Round” Fired by the NRA at America

Eight Miles High

How Walker Really Won Wisconsin

No Exit in EU

Hey NYPD, Give Morgan Its Money Back!

Wisconsin Death

The Koch Brothers’ Plan for Wisconsin

Class War in Wisconsin

Latvia: "Mind the Gap!"

Latvia’s "Mandate" for Neoliberal Austerity

Latvia’s "Mandate" for Neoliberal Austerity

The Baltic Riots

The End of the Washington Consensus

Issam Nashashibi