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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.
How About a Tax System for the 99 Percent?
April 17 - Feeling like taxes are more unfair than ever?
Inequality Is Hurting Us All
March 20 - If the levels of greater income equality of 1968 still prevailed today, the poorest fifth of Marylanders would be earning twice what they take home now. Published in Common Dreams and The Muscatine (IA) Journal.
Behind the Kitchen Door: A Must-Read for Anyone Who Eats at Restaurants
February 27 - More than half of the nation's worst-paid jobs are related to food. Saru Jayaraman's new book dives into the explosive movement for better rights for those who plant, process, and cook the food we eat.