Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, in Washington, D.C. and president of Just Foreign Policy. He is also the author of  Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong About the Global Economy (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Menendez Should Resign and Take His Extremist Foreign Policies with Him

Fed Will Cause Unnecessary Harm to the US and World Economy Next Year

Inflation is Falling Much Faster Than Most People Know

Musk’s Twitter Purchase Furthers the Media Concentration that Harms Democracy

Labor Day: Unions Have a Stake in Ending Minority Rule in the United States

How the Treasury Department Could Prevent Mass Starvation with No Cost to the Taxpayers

Biden’s Sanctions on Afghanistan Threaten to Kill More People Than Two Decades of War

US Sanctions on Afghanistan May Kill More Than 20 Years of War

The IMF and Special Drawing Rights: Saving Lives, Backlash and Attempted Coup, and Structural Reform

Setting the Record Straight About What Biden’s Proposed Social Programs Would Do

Billions of People Globally Who Need the Most Help Can Benefit from Changes in Economic Policy

US Labor’s Future May Depend on Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Why Partisanship Will Increase in the Post-Trump Era

A Tale of Two Elections: U.S. and Bolivia

GOP Attempts to Suppress the Vote Must be Stopped

What the OAS Did to Bolivia

Lives Depend on Argentina’s Debt Talks

Biden’s Health Care Plan Abandons Older Americans

The OAS Has Deceived the Public, Terribly, on the Bolivian Election

Trump’s Trade War With China: Is It About to End?

Who is to Blame for Argentina’s Economic Crisis?

Puerto Rico’s Botched Disaster Relief, Unsustainable Debt and Economic Failure Linked to Its Colonial Status

The Reality Behind Trump’s Venezuela Regime Change Coalition

Trump Sanctions, Regime Change Strategy in Venezuela Can Only Cause More Violence and Suffering

Trump’s Illegal Regime Change Operation Will Kill More Venezuelans

“Fort Trump” in Poland is a Another Dumb and Dangerous Idea

Congress Should End US Military Backing for the Saudis’ War in Yemen

Brazil’s Fight for Democracy

Reversing Labor’s Losses

Still Meddling in Venezuela

Brazil’s Democracy Pushed Toward the Abyss

Mass Starvation and an Unconstitutional War: US / Saudi Crimes in Yemen

The Current Conflict in Spain Has a Lot to Do With Economic Failure

The Brazilian Trump’s Visit to Washington Ends in Failure

The IMF’s World Economic Outlook in Theory and Practice

Puerto Rico Needs More Hurricane Aid and Debt Relief…Now!

North Korea and Yemen: the Costs of Empire

Trump Sanctions on Venezuela Will Cause More Harm

Strangling Puerto Rico in Order to Save It

What Venezuela Needs: Negotiation Not Regime Change

Heed Pope Francis’s Call for Dialogue on Venezuela

The Resurrection of Jeremy Corbyn

Julian Assange is a Political Prisoner Who Has Exposed Government Crimes and Atrocities

Medicaid Saved Obamacare and Single-Payer May Be Back on the Agenda Sooner Than You Think

The Troubling Financial Activities of an Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate

Ecuador’s Elections: Why National Sovereignty Matters

NAFTA has Harmed Mexico Much More Than a Wall Will Ever Do

Obama Should Make Sure that Haitian Victims of UN-Caused Cholera are Compensated

“Trust, But Don’t Verify”: US Intelligence Agencies and the New Cold War

The Most Dangerous Place in the World: US Pours in Money, as Blood Flows in Honduras