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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.
From Arab Spring to Wisconsin to Wall Street to October 12
October 6 - The roots of this new social movement trying to "occupy everything" reach deep into the soil of Egypt and Wisconsin, and lead us into honoring our heroes of activism.
America Loses: Corporations That Take "Tax Holidays" Slash Jobs
October 4 - Some of America's most flush corporations are demanding a tax holiday on their profits sitting offshore. But the last holiday produced a nasty hangover. Published in Reuters and The Hill and CNBC and Democracy Now! and Daily Kos and Fox Business News and Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and The Charlotte Observer and Forbes and The Newark Star-Ledger and Politico.
Heroes Fighting to Save the Middle Class: Wisconsin's Progressives
October 3 - The Institute for Policy Studies recognizes Wisconsin's progressive movement with the prestigious Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award.