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Germany's Exit from Coal by 2038 Is an Important First Step

PERI's Robert Pollin applauds Germany's commitment to transition away from coal and provide its coal workers with transition support, but he notes that the exit timeline isn't rapid enough to meet the Paris Climate Agreement goals.

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Climate Change Is Devastating India with Heat Waves and Water Shortages

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Shouvik Chakraborty discusses India's climate disasters fueled by the government's resource mismanagement and fossil fuel consumption.

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Modern Monetary Theory: A Debate Between Gerald Epstein and Randall Wray

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the limitations of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), while Bard College Professor Randall Wray defends MMT.

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>> Read Gerald Epstein's report "The Institutional, Empirical and Policy Limits of 'Modern Money Theory'"

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Medicare for All Viability

In an interview on New England's WGBY, PERI's Jeannette Wicks-Lim discusses her study "Economic Analysis of Medicare for All," coauthored by Robert Pollin, James Heintz, Peter Arno, and Michael Ash. 

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Unemployment Is Down - Why Aren't Wages Up?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses the recent jobs report, hidden unemployment, and the gap between productivity growth and wage growth.

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Public "Medicare for All" Saves U.S. Taxpayers 1.5 Trillion Dollars

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Robert Pollin and Adam Gaffney, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, discuss how a fully public-sector health care system can save taxpayers 1.5 trillion dollars.

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A Green New Deal for India?

In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Shouvik Chakraborty discusses "Green Growth and the Right to Energy in India," a study he co-authored with Rohit Azad. The study puts forth a proposal to boost equity while lowering carbon emissions.

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Most Americans Want Medicare for All, Without Private Insurers

In The Real News Network interview PERI's Robert Pollin and Sanders Institute Fellow Michael Lighty argue that Medicare for All does not have to include private insurers like Medicare does.

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