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Op-eds & Columns

Reducing the Health-Care Tax

Jared Bernstein and Dean Baker
The Washington Post, January 14, 2020

The Economic Impact of War

Dean Baker
Truthout, January 13, 2020

After the Argentina Debacle, the IMF Endorses Weakening Capital Controls in Ecuador

Lara Merling
OpenDemocracy, December 18, 2019

The WTO 20 Years After the 'Battle of Seattle'

Deborah James
Al Jazeera, November 29, 2019


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