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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/30/ecb-control-world-economy  ''How the ECB came to control the fate of the world economy''] - The ECB has the power to end the eurozone crisis. But it refuses to do so – in order to push a regressive political agenda - 31st July 2012
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/21/rights-groups-lost-plot-ecuador ''The rights groups that lost the plot on Ecuador and Julian Assange''] - Free speech advocates should defend WikiLeaks' founder from US spying charges, not invent a media crackdown in Ecuador - 21st July 2012
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/21/rights-groups-lost-plot-ecuador ''The rights groups that lost the plot on Ecuador and Julian Assange''] - Free speech advocates should defend WikiLeaks' founder from US spying charges, not invent a media crackdown in Ecuador - 21st July 2012
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/09/irregularities-reveal-mexico-election-far-from-fair ''Irregularities reveal Mexico's election far from fair''] - With Peña Nieto's election marred by media bias and voter fraud, Mexico's ailing economy is hobbled by democratic deficit - 9th July 2012
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/09/irregularities-reveal-mexico-election-far-from-fair ''Irregularities reveal Mexico's election far from fair''] - With Peña Nieto's election marred by media bias and voter fraud, Mexico's ailing economy is hobbled by democratic deficit - 9th July 2012

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Area of interest: Economic growth, trade, Social Security, Latin America, international financial institutions, development

Journals/Organisation: Center for Economic and Policy Research | The Guardian

Email: weisbrot@cepr.net

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Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/markweisbrot

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Networks: http://twitter.com/markweisbrot

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About: http://www.cepr.net/index.php/biographies/mark-weisbrot

Education: University of Michigan: Ph.D. in Economics

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Current position/role: He writes a weekly column for The Guardian Unlimited (U.K.), and a regular column on economic and policy issues that is distributed to over 550 newspapers by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. He also writes a column for Brazil’s largest newspaper, Folha de Sao Paulo. His opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and almost every major U.S. newspaper. He appears regularly on national and local television and radio programs [1]

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Other roles/Main role: Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR); President of Just Foreign Policy

Other activities: Co-writer of Oliver Stone's documentary South of the Border

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  • Written numerous research papers on economic policy, especially on Latin America and international economic policy. He is also co-author, with Dean Baker, of Social Security: The Phony Crisis (University of Chicago Press, 2000).

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