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Energy Industry Has Way Too Much Control Over Congress

Energy Industry Has Way Too Much Control Over Congress

In October 1992, the United States Senate ratified the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the global treaty to stop human-induced global warming, which became enforceable two years later. Yet for the quarter century since then, the US Congress has failed to pass a single major piece of legislation to implement the treaty. … Jeffrey Sachs is a professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University.

Joseph Stiglitz Published A New Piece on Market Concentration for Project Syndicate

Joseph Stiglitz Published A New Piece on Market Concentration for Project Syndicate

Economist Joseph Stiglitz wrote a piece for Project Syndicate on the growing problem of market concentration, which allows dominant firms to hold power to the detriment of customers and employees alike. He argues market power concentration must be addressed in order to remedy the problems of low growth and high inequality in the US economy

Trump Will Leave a Legacy of Selfishness and Dishonesty

Trump Will Leave a Legacy of Selfishness and Dishonesty

The president’s immigration policies are appalling in almost every aspect. And yet they may not be the worst feature of his administration. Indeed, identifying its foulest aspects has become a popular American parlour game. Yes, he has called immigrants criminals, rapists and animals. But what about his deep misogyny or his boundless vulgarity and cruelty? Or his winking support of white supremacists? … Joseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel Laureate in Economics, university professor at Columbia University.

Jagdish Bhagwati Interviewed in NY Times on Construction

Jagdish Bhagwati Interviewed in NY Times on Construction

Economist and University Professor Jagdish Bhagwati was interviewed in the NY Times where he discussed how various indexes (such as the Crane Index or Buttered Popcorn Index) can serve as economic indicators in various sectors.

Democrats’ 2020 Policy Proposals Almost Certainly Require Middle Class Tax Hikes

Democrats’ 2020 Policy Proposals Almost Certainly Require Middle Class Tax Hikes

Jeffrey Sachs, a professor at Columbia University who backed Sanders in the 2016 presidential election, said these policies could be financed in part through higher taxes on the middle class. He pointed to the example set by America’s peer nations in Europe and argued the United States is the outlier rather than the norm, noting Scandinavian countries that publicly provide health care, college tuition, paid vacation, and family benefits are consistently ranked the happiest in the world.

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