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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/17/domestic-dissent-change-us-foreign-policy  ''Domestic dissent can change US foreign policy for the better''] - From the Vietnam era to the Iraq war, it's clear that the moral authority of protest has altered US government behaviour - 18th June 2013
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/27/ecuador-ideal-refuge-edward-snowden  ''Why Ecuador would be an ideal refuge for Edward Snowden''] - This country has already been dragged through the mud for sheltering Julian Assange, and it is willing to stand up to the US - 27th June
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jun/17/domestic-dissent-change-us-foreign-policy  ''Domestic dissent can change US foreign policy for the better''] - From the Vietnam era to the Iraq war, it's clear that the moral authority of protest has altered US government behaviour - 17th June 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/31/imf-world-bank-lose-influence-developing  ''IMF and World Bank are losing clout in developing countries''] - Developing nations are organising within the IMF and World Bank to counter their neoliberal policies - 31st May 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/31/imf-world-bank-lose-influence-developing  ''IMF and World Bank are losing clout in developing countries''] - Developing nations are organising within the IMF and World Bank to counter their neoliberal policies - 31st May 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/22/united-states-contempt-venezuelan-democracy  ''The United States shows its contempt for Venezuelan democracy''] - Washington's clumsy efforts to de-legitimise Venezuela's election mark a escalation of its push for regime change - 23rd April 2013
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/22/united-states-contempt-venezuelan-democracy  ''The United States shows its contempt for Venezuelan democracy''] - Washington's clumsy efforts to de-legitimise Venezuela's election mark a escalation of its push for regime change - 23rd April 2013

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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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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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