Mark Weisbrot

Mark Weisbrot is codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., and president of Just Foreign Policy. His latest book is Failed: What the "Experts" Got Wrong About the Global Economy (2015, Oxford University Press).

Letters Letters


Jan 12, 2006 / Letters / Mark Weisbrot, Our Readers, and Lila Azam Zanganeh

Undermining Haiti Undermining Haiti

Democracy is being destroyed in Haiti, openly and with the support of the United States and United Nations. If the farce election set for December 27 by unelected government takes ...

Nov 23, 2005 / Editorial / Mark Weisbrot

Venezuela’s Recall Venezuela’s Recall

Venezuela appeared to take a couple of steps closer to a recall referendum on the presidency of Hugo Chávez in recent weeks, but there is little chance that he will be r...

Sep 4, 2003 / Editorial / Mark Weisbrot

Lula’s Back in Town Lula’s Back in Town

On October 6 Brazilian voters propelled Workers' Party candidate Luiz Inácio da Silva, or "Lula," as he is known, one step closer to the presidency of the second-most-po...

Oct 10, 2002 / Editorial / Mark Weisbrot

As Brazil Goes… As Brazil Goes…

"In the Roman empire, only Romans voted. In modern global capitalism, only Americans vote," declared George Soros in June. "Brazilians do not vote." He spoke too soon. With only ...

Aug 29, 2002 / Editorial / Mark Weisbrot

Another IMF Crash Another IMF Crash

Argentina finds out it's not easy being the poster child of neoliberalism.

Nov 21, 2001 / Editorial / Mark Weisbrot