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Op-eds & Columns

The Kitchen-Table Case for Impeaching Trump

Jeff Hauser and Eleanor Eagan
Washington Monthly, September 19, 2019

The Official U.S. Poverty Rate is Based on a Hopelessly Out-of-Date Metric

Shawn Fremstad
The Washington Post, September 16, 2019

US Sanctions Are Designed to Kill

Kevin Cashman and Cavan Kharrazian
Jacobin, September 1, 2019

IMF Reforms Can Make Things Worse: The Case of Ecuador

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, August 27, 2019


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