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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.
Unconventional Wisdom: The President Talks About Inequality
January 26 - Thanks to the persistence of the Occupy movement and Romney's tin ear, President Obama devoted much of his State of the Union address to the damage extreme inequality wreaks on our democracy.
The State of the 99 Percent
January 25 - The Occupy movement is clearly affecting political rhetoric... but what about real action?
Unconventional Wisdom: Bread and Roses
January 12 - Ponder the 100th anniversary of one of the most important strikes in American labor history, a key moment in the history that now leads us to the Occupy movement.