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Jeffrey D. Sachs

10 ARTICLES
Professor at Columbia University, is Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He has served as adviser to three UN Secretaries-General, and currently serves as an SDG Advocate under Secretary-General António Guterres.

The perils and promise of the emerging multipolar world

The World Bank’s release on May 30 of its latest estimates of national output (up to the year 2022) offers an occasion to reflect on the...

The urgency of diplomacy

Now is the time for talks that will bring us closer to peace and away from a deadly and destructive war with no end...

Why Joe Biden Is a Foreign Policy Failure

When it comes to foreign policy, the president of the United States has two essential roles. The first is to rein in the military-industrial complex,...

Israel’s Chance to Turn Carnage into Peace

Israel is running out of time to save itself—not from Hamas, which lacks the means to defeat Israel militarily, but from itself. Israel’s war crimes...

Jeffrey D. Sachs: The US economic war on China

China’s economy is slowing down. Current forecasts put China’s GDP growth in 2023 at less than 5%, below the forecasts made last year and far...

The need for a new US foreign policy

US foreign policy is based on an inherent contradiction and fatal flaw. The aim of US foreign policy is a US-dominated world, in which the...

The global banking crisis and world economy

The banking crisis that hit Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) last week has spread. We recall with a shudder two recent financial contagions: the 1997 Asian...

The Ninth Anniversary of the Ukraine War

We are not at the 1-year anniversary of the war, as the Western governments and media claim. This is the 9-year anniversary of the war....

A Mediator’s Guide to Peace in Ukraine

There is a new glimmer of hope for a quick negotiated end to the war in Ukraine. In his recent press conference with French President...

The Great Game in Ukraine is Spinning Out of Control

Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski famously described Ukraine as a “geopolitical pivot” of Eurasia, central to both US and Russian power.  Since Russia...

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