Stories by Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior U.N. advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders. Professor Sachs serves as the Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. Sachs has authored three New York Times bestsellers in the past seven years, including "The End of Poverty." A native of Detroit, Michigan, Sachs received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees at Harvard. subscribe to Jeffrey Sachs's feed

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: Boston Globe

America is no different from other imperial powers, ensnared repeatedly in costly, bloody, and eventually futile overseas wars.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: The Huffington Post

How can Gilead Sciences charge $84,000 for a drug that costs less than $300 to produce?

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: The Huffington Post

The State Department Impact Statement illustrates that the U.S. Government is just a helpless bystander to climate calamity.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

Insiders can easily game the system created by Geithner and Summers, costing taxpayers up to a trillion dollars or more.