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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/apr/10/jean-luc-melenchon-france-elections ''Jean-Luc Mélenchon has what France needs. Sarkozy and Hollande do not''] - Sarkozy has only made France more unequal, but there is a progressive presidential candidate who hasn't fallen for austerity - 10th April
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/apr/10/jean-luc-melenchon-france-elections ''Jean-Luc Mélenchon has what France needs. Sarkozy and Hollande do not''] - Sarkozy has only made France more unequal, but there is a progressive presidential candidate who hasn't fallen for austerity - 10th April
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/22/democrats-press-obama-us-complicity-honduras ''Democrats press Obama over US complicity with Honduras' dirty war''] - America's backing for a regime that is murdering opponents and journalists is a shameful blot on this administration's record - 22nd March
 
*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/22/democrats-press-obama-us-complicity-honduras ''Democrats press Obama over US complicity with Honduras' dirty war''] - America's backing for a regime that is murdering opponents and journalists is a shameful blot on this administration's record - 22nd March
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/13/america-subversion-haiti-democracy ''America's subversion of Haiti's democracy continues''] - Even though former President Aristide has eschewed politics since his return from exile, the US is still threatening him - 13th March
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/08/jeffrey-sachs-better-world-bank-president ''Why Jeffrey Sachs would make a better World Bank president''] - Sachs understands how conditions imposed by the World Bank have harmed developing countries' economies. He'd reform that - 8th March
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*[http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/02/venezuela-opec-stand-win-climate-change ''Venezuela's Opec stand is a win for climate change campaigners''] - Environmentalists who support developing countries' fight against polluters should also back their struggle for control of oil - 2nd March
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Area of interest: Economic growth, trade, Social Security, Latin America, international financial institutions, development

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian Mark Weisbrot

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

Career: Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research, in Washington, DC. He is also co-writer of Oliver Stone's documentary South of the Border

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 (source: CEPR

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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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