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The Courts Go Medieval on Argentina

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera america, July 2014

BRICS’ New Financial Institutions Could Break a Long-Standing and Harmful Monopoly

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera America, 18 July 2014

Who Shot Argentina?

Mark Weisbrot
U.S. News and World Report, June 24, 2014

En español

The Supreme Court Declines to Review Widely Opposed Ruling on Argentine Debt: Why?

Mark Weisbrot
New York Times, June 22, 2014

Beginning of the End of the Neoliberal Approach to Development

Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel
The Guardian, March 18, 2014

Greece Will Likely Begin Recovery This Year: Is Austerity Working?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian (UK), January 22, 2014
Público, February 9, 2014

En español

Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

Dean Baker
Truthout, July 22, 2013

Changing the Way the World Bank is “Doing Business”

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 30, 2013

"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Debt!"

Dan Beeton
Third World Quarterly, May 28, 2013
En Español

Watch Out, George Osborne: Smith, Marx and Even the IMF Are After You

Ha-Joon Chang
The Guardian Unlimited, May 7, 2013

European Authorities Still Punishing Greece – Can They Be Stopped?

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, February 2, 2013

The Deficit Hawks: When Did They Stop Being Wrong About the Economy?

Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, January 28, 2013

Who Said That Treasury Secretaries Have to Come From Wall Street? How About Paul Krugman?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 5, 2013

Fighting Back Against the Eurozone Tyrants

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, November 28, 2012

How Could Greece and Argentina – The New 'Debt Colonies' – Be Set Free?

Ha-Joon Chang
The Guardian Unlimited, November 25, 2012

Arithmetic Trumps Eurozone Politics

Dean Baker
Truthout, October 1, 2012

How the ECB Came to Control the Fate of the World Economy
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 30, 2012
En Español

Germany Is Scared to Throw Greece Out of the Euro
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, July 30, 2012

Wrong Lessons from Latvia for the Eurozone
Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, June 14, 2012

IMF Chief Praises Latvian "Success Story" - A Scary Speech for the Eurozone
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 7, 2012

Austerity Has Never Worked
Ha-Joon Chang
The Guardian Unlimited, June 4, 2012

The Jamaicanization of Europe
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 18, 2012
En Español

Jamaica, Greece and Putting the People Before the Creditors
Jake Johnston
Caribbean Journal, May 17, 2012

Greek Voters Give the Boot to Austerity
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, May 7, 2012

The United Kingdom Does Austerity So We Don’t Have To
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, May 1, 2012

Eurozone Austerity Faces Increasing Political Challenges as Economy Worsens
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 27, 2012

Who Should Run the Global Economy?
Deborah James
Al Jazeera English, April 20, 2012

The United States as Number 2
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, April 4, 2012
En Español

Washington’s Loss of Control Over World Bank is a Big Historic Change
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), March 28, 2012

White House Burning: Putting Out the Wrong Fire
Dean Baker
The Huffington Post, March 26, 2012

Change is Gonna Come: For the First Time, Global Health Expert Nominated by U.S. for World Bank Presidency
Deborah James
Common Dreams, March 24, 2012

The Iceland Follies: Loony Currency Schemes
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, March 6, 2012

Greece and Those Wild and Crazy Guys at the ECB
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, February 21, 2012

Interview with Mark Weisbrot on the Eurozone: Self-Inflicted Depression
Mark Weisbrot
New Left Project, February 6, 2012

United Kingdom Shows That Austerity Does Not Grow the Economy
Dean Baker
Economic Intelligence (U.S. News & World Report), January 30, 2012

New Regional Organization is a Big Step Forward for the Hemisphere
Mark Weisbrot
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, December 22, 2011
Janesville Gazette (WI), December 22, 2011
Walworth County Today (WI), December 22, 2011
Times of India, December 24, 2011
New Bedford Standard-Times (MA), December 24, 2011
USA Today, December 24, 2011
Wapakoneta Daily News (OH), December 24, 2011
Salt Lake City Deseret News (UT), December 25, 2011
Arizona Daily Star (AZ), December 26, 2011
En Español

The ECB’s High Wire Act
Dean Baker
International Relations and Security Network, December 22, 2011

Europe’s Crisis and Latvia’s “Success”
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, December 15, 2011

What Should the Fed Do Next?: It Has to Be More Aggressive
Dean Baker
The New York Times (Room for Debate), November 30, 2011

Will the Euro be Destroyed by Ideologues?
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, November 17, 2011

Brazil Should Include Conditions for Any Funds Going to the IMF or Europe
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), November 9, 2011
Em Português

Europe’s Crisis Worsens Due to Economic Mismanagement, Especially by ECB
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 9, 2011
En Español

If the Greek People Got to Negotiate Directly with the ECB and the IMF
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 8, 2011

Will the European Central Bank Solve the Euro Zone Crisis?

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh (South Korea), November 2011

Occupy the European Central Bank
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, November 1, 2011

Trichet’s Rein at the ECB: No Party for Europe
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, October 24, 2011

Argentina's Economic Success is Key to Presidential Election
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited
, October 22, 2011

BRICS Countries Would Not Help Europe By Supporting Current Policy
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), September 27, 2011
Em Português

Eurozone Has A Crisis of Policy Failure, Not Debt
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 27, 2011

Can China Save the World Economy?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, September 22, 2011

Why We Aren't Like Greece
Dean Baker
The Nation, August 10, 2011

Will the Popular Movements Teach the European Central Bank Economics?
Dean Baker
Al Jazeera English, August 8, 2011
En Español

Jamaica Remains Buried Under a Mountain of Debt, Despite Restructuring
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 22, 2011

Why the Euro is Not Worth Saving
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 11, 2011
En Español

European Authorities Risking Financial Contagion in Greek Showdown; Where Is the U.S. Government?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 25, 2011

When Did the IMF Learn About the Economy?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 20, 2011

Greek Protesters Are Better Economists Than the European Authorities
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 17, 2011

Eurozone’s Periphery Needs to Challenge Right-Wing European Authorities
Mark Weisbrot
The Nation, June 6, 2011 Edition

Strauss-Kahn’s Legacy at the IMF: Less Than Meets the Eye?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 19, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the IMF

Dean Baker
The Hankyoreh (South Korea), May 2011

A Response to Krugman on Greece and the Euro
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 13, 2011

Why Greece Should Reject the Euro
Mark Weisbrot
The New York Times, May 10, 2011
En Español

China’s Economy Passing Up U.S.: Should Anyone Be Worried?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 27, 2011
En Español

IMF’s Rhetoric Still Far from Its Policies
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 18, 2011
En Español

What is Hard to Understand About Firing Economists?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, April 12, 2011

Evidence of Intelligent Life at the IMF
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, March 15, 2011

Spain’s Troubles are Tied to Eurozone Policies
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 29, 2011
En Español

Sins of Commissions: What $1 Billion Can't Buy
Dean Baker
Truthout, November 22, 2010

The European Central Bank Sinks Ireland
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 22, 2010

European Authorities Pushing Ireland Down the Wrong Track
Who Are The Real PIIGS?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 19, 2010

Trade Flows and Currency Values for the G-20
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, November 15, 2010

G-20 Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Bad Macroeconomic Policies, Especially in the High Income Countries, Are the Main Threat to World Economic Recovery
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 12, 2010

The Wall Street TARP Gang Wants to Take Away Your Social Security
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, November 9, 2010

Response to Avishai: Round III
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 30, 2010

Kirchner Rescued Argentina’s Economy, Helped Unite South America
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 27, 2010
En Español

Economic Disaster, Krugman and Avishai, and Redefining "Small"
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, October 26, 2010

The Majority of the World’s Countries Can Change the IMF
Mark Weisbrot
The New York Times/International Herald Tribune, October 7, 2010

The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 11, 2010
En Español

Advice from the IMF: Why Do These People Still Have Jobs?
Dean Baker
TPMCafé, September 2, 2010

Wrong Lessons Drawn From Germany's Recovery
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 30, 2010
Pagina 12 (Argentina), September 12, 2010
En Español

Hungary’s Defiance of IMF and European Authorities Scares the Guardians of Austerity in Europe
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 9, 2010

The Attack of the Real Black Helicopter Gang: The IMF Is Coming for Your Social Security
Dean Baker
Truthout, July 12, 2010

Is Advice from the IMF Better than Advice from a Drunk in the Street?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, June 28, 2010
En Español

How Do You Spell “Success”? A Look At “Internal Devaluation” in Greece, Latvia, and Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 18, 2010

The European Union’s Dangerous Game
Mark Weisbrot
The New York Times, May 12, 2010

Baltic Countries Show What Greece May Look Forward To If It Follows EC/IMF Advice

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 28, 2010

IMF Changing Slowly, But How Much?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 1, 2010

Central Bank Independence: From Whom?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 15, 2010

Latvia Shows the Damage That Far Right Economic Policy Can Do – With Support from the European Union and IMF

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 15, 2010

A New Role For the IMF?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 8, 2009

IMF Gives $164 Million to Coup Government in Honduras, Following Familiar Pattern

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 3, 2009

NPR, the IMF, and the Global Savings Glut

Dean Baker
TPMCafé, June 16, 2009

Washington Showdown Over IMF Money

Mark Weisbrot     
The Guardian Unlimited, June 10, 2009

The Next Big Taxpayer Bailout? IMF Could Get Hundreds of Billions for European Banks

Mark Weisbrot   
Firedoglake, June 8, 2009

Stealth Move in Washington Aims to Get $100 Billion for IMF Without Congressional Debate

Mark Weisbrot   
The Guardian Unlimited, May 13, 2009

IMF Shouldn't Get Money Without Reform
Mark Weisbrot   En español
New York Times and International Herald Tribune, April 24, 2009

G-20: Why support the IMF?
Dean Baker
The Guardian Unlimited, April 2, 2009

G-20: Welcome to the Multi-Polar World
Mark Weisbrot  
The Guardian Unlimited, April 1, 2009

G-20 Should Think Twice About Increasing IMF Funding Without Reforms
Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited, March 25, 2009

South America: Recession Can Be Avoided
Mark Weisbrot En español
Página/12 (Argentina), November 16, 2008

The IMF's Historic Transition: Is Less Better?
Mark Weisbrot En español
Los Angeles Times, April 27, 2008

IMF Misses Epoch-Making Changes in the Global Economy
Mark Weisbrot   En español
International Herald Tribune, October 19, 2007

Wolfowitz and the Bank
Mark Weisbrot
The Nation, June 11, 2007

IMF and World Bank Face Declining Authority as Venezuela Announces Withdrawal
Mark Weisbrot   En español
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, May 1, 2007

IMF's Fall from Power
Mark Weisbrot
WashingtonPost.com, April 13, 2007

The IMF: A Sandbox to Play In
Dean Baker
Truthout, April 10, 2007

The IMF at 63 An Early Retirement?
Mark Weisbrot   En español På Svenska
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, April 4, 2007

Latin America Shifts Left: It's the Economy

Mark Weisbrot    
En Español
På Svenska
AlterNet - January 21, 2006

The IMF Has Lost Its Influence
Mark Weisbrot    
En español

International Herald Tribune, September 23, 2005

Is Turkey the Next Argentina?
Mark Weisbrot and Erinç Yeldan
International Herald Tribune, December 4, 2004

G-7 Should Have Cancelled Poor Countries' Debt
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services, October 4, 2004 

Lessons for the IMF: Sometimes Efficiency is Not the Best Measure
John Schmitt
International Herald Tribune, September  30, 2004

Old Enough to Take Responsibility

Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, July 26, 2004

IMF at 60: Reform Still a Long Way Off
Mark Weisbrot
Bangkok Post, April 22, 2004

It Pays to Get Tough With the IMF
Mark Weisbrot
Providence Journal, February 8, 2004

Stakes are High in IMF-Argentina Negotiations
Mark Weisbrot
The Miami Herald, August 19, 2003

U.S. Economic Prescriptions Still Failing in Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
San Gabriel Valley Tribune, April 29, 2003

The IMF and the World Bank: Poverty Reduction and Growth? Or the Same Old Formula?
Mark Weisbrot and Debayani Kar
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services, April 10, 2003 

Another World is Possible - And Necessary
Mark Weisbrot
San Diego Union Tribune, January 29, 2003

It's a New Day, and Brazil Wants a New Deal
Mark Weisbrot
Los Angeles Times, November 1, 2002

Economists in Denial
Mark Weisbrot
Washington Post, August 5, 2002

What Are They Doing to Argentina?
Mark Weisbrot   
En español
   Em português
Miami Herald
, June 25, 2002

The Africa Tour: First, Do No Harm
Mark Weisbrot
The Sacramento Bee, June 3, 2002

IMF Playing With Fire in Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services, February 17, 2002 

IMF "Rescue" Won't Help Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 13, 2001 

Don't Cry for the IMF, Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
The Gazette (Canada), May 21, 2001

Protests Keep Spotlight on IMF and World Bank Failures
Mark Weisbrot
Miami Herald, October 3, 2000

The IMF Under Attack
Mark Weisbrot
Dallas Morning News, March 12, 2000

IMF Spring Meetings Show That Little Has Been Learned from Recent Experience
Mark Weisbrot
Chicago Tribune, April 30, 1999

Does Russia Need Another Loan From the IMF?
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, March 23, 1999

Will the IMF Be Awarded For its String of Disasters
Mark Weisbrot
Washington Times, September 28, 1998

Bailout Blunders: More Money for the IMF?
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, August 5, 1998

Imagine a World Without the IMF
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, June 1998

IMF Fiddles While Jakarta Burns
Mark Weisbrot
Los Angeles Times, May 29, 1998

IMF Expansion Can't Stand Daylight
Mark Weisbrot
Miami Herald, Apr. 6, 1998

Marketplace Radio Commentary: The IMF
Mark Weisbrot
Marketplace Radio, January 14, 1998

IMF Cure: Worse Than the Disease
Mark Weisbrot
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 23, 1997