Tuesday June 7, 2016 at 3 PM (EST)
Mr. Mark Weisbrot
Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington
About Mark Weisbrot
In addition to being the Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. Mark Weisbrot is also the author of the book Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong About the Global Economy and co-author, with Dean Baker, of Social Security: The Phony Crisis, and has written numerous research papers on economic policy. Weisbrot also writes a regular column on economic and policy issues that is distributed to over 550 newspapers by the Tribune Content Agency. His opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, and almost every major U.S. newspaper, as well as in Brazil’s largest newspaper, Fohla de São Paulo. He appears regularly on national and local television and radio programs and is also president of Just Foreign Policy, an independent organization dedicated to reforming U.S. foreign policy by mobilizing and organizing the broad majority of Americans who want a foreign policy based on diplomacy, law and cooperation.
About this Roundtable
Topic: For this May edition of the GFDD Global Roundtables, GFDD Executive Director, Natasha Despotovic welcomed Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. During this session, Despotovic and Weisbrot discussed the findings of Weisbrot’s latest book Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong About the Global Economy, in addition to an engaged debate about the long term economic failures and changes that have taken place in the last couple of decades and how these have impacted Latin America.
Location: GFDD, 1629 K St. NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20006
Time: 3:00 PM (EST)
Date: Tuesday June 7, 2016
Your Participation is welcome! Session is closed.