John Cavanagh | The Nation

John Cavanagh

Author Bios

John Cavanagh

John Cavanagh is the director of the Institute for Policy Studies and author, most recently, of Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match (with Robin Broad).


News and Features

In this age of inequality, the wealth that should be shared by all Americans trickle up to the rich.

Don't believe the hype that "clean coal," "clean nuclear power" and biofuels will solve the environmental crisis.

The conventional wisdom that Wal-Mart is good for American business and good for consumers just doesn't hold up under scrutiny.

Click here for more information on the Institute for Policy Studies.

Click here to read Manuel Pastor and Tony LoPresti's report on the anti-FTAA organizing campaign in Miami.

David Cortright has laid out many aspects of an agenda to help the US
peace movement move from the immediate work of trying to stop this war,
to continuing to broaden the reach of our movement

See our chart lining up corporations and countries--together--in order of their economic clout.

Anyone who has led a discussion on the economy or trade or globalization
in this country has faced the question, Should I buy American? Sounds
simple enough.


It’s a giveaway to the fossil fuel industry. Global climate justice advocates are fighting instead for clean, renewable energy.
Should progressives rally behind the economist’s candidacy? Check out round two of our debate!