John Cavanagh

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John Cavanagh

John has a BA from Dartmouth College and a MA from Princeton University. He worked as an international economist for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1978-1981) and the World Health Organization (1981-1982). He directed IPS’s Global Economy Project from 1983-1997. He is the co-author of 10 books and numerous articles on the global economy, including Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match (2008, Paradigm Publishers), written with Robin Broad.

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Mining for Gold: A Pact With the Devil?

The economic crisis - and the rising price of gold - have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here's what we can learn from El Salvador's moratorium on new mining permits.

Mining Gold, Undermining Democracy

Neither foreign investors nor unelected tribunals deserve the power to trump democratically elected leaders.
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