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U.S. Financial Reform Law Still Not Fully Implemented

Anton Woronczuk of The Real News Network interviews regular Triple Crisis contributor Gerald Epstein, co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts. Epstein argues that, on the fourth anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Change of Climate in the U.S.

Sunita Narain Climate change has a surprising new follower: the U.S. president. The U.S. government has been the biggest bugbear in climate change negotiations. Since discussions began on this issue in the early 1990s, the United States has stymied all … Continue reading

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CBO Report Confirms U.S. Deficit Back to Normal Level

Robert Pollin, Guest Blogger Jessica Desvarieux of The Real News Network interviews Robert Pollin, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), about a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report showing … Continue reading

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Turning the ‘Tied’? 2014 Farm Bill and the Future of U.S. Food Aid

Jennifer Clapp After years of delay, the U.S. Senate voted yesterday in favor of the 2014 Farm Bill, which passed easily in the House or Representatives last week. President Obama is widely expected to sign the bill into law. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Unprepared To Limit Swings in Food Prices

Kevin Gallagher Cross-posted at The Globalist. The United States has left the world’s poor at the global trade negotiating table. After more than a decade in gridlock, world trade negotiators had high hopes of closing a final deal at the … Continue reading

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