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*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/29/honduras-democracy-presidential-election  ''South American leaders should help Hondurans fighting for democracy''] - November's presidential vote is a key test of whether Honduras can return to democracy after the US-supported 2009 coup - 29th October 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/18/shutdown-takewaway-fair-society  ''Shutdown takeaway: the US wants a fair society, not 'defund Obamacare' crazy''] - As Obama looks for a budget deal to forestall another shutdown, he should know a majority of Americans backs economic justice - 19th October 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/18/shutdown-takewaway-fair-society  ''Shutdown takeaway: the US wants a fair society, not 'defund Obamacare' crazy''] - As Obama looks for a budget deal to forestall another shutdown, he should know a majority of Americans backs economic justice - 19th October 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/04/syria-summers-voters-obama-2008-voice  ''On Syria and Summers, the Obama '08 voters have finally found their voice''] -  Looking past the shutdown and budget battle, the big picture is that America's four decade-long drift to the right is decisively over - 4th October 2013
 
*[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/04/syria-summers-voters-obama-2008-voice  ''On Syria and Summers, the Obama '08 voters have finally found their voice''] -  Looking past the shutdown and budget battle, the big picture is that America's four decade-long drift to the right is decisively over - 4th October 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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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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