Press Room

Commentary
Sanders Institute Gathering Participants Discuss Single-Payer, Climate Justice, and Militarism A the conclusion of the Sanders Institute Gathering, PERI's Robert Pollin, former Executive Director of National Nurses United RoseAnn DeMoro, and filmmaker/activist John Cusack discuss the key policy ideas coming out of the conference, including Medicare for All, climate change, and militarism. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Trump’s Trade Policy Towards China: A Distraction to Benefit the Rich

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Interview, December 2018 | Gerald Epstein

Trump’s Trade Policy Towards China: A Distraction to Benefit the Rich In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein and Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, discuss the impacts of Trump's trade negotiations with China. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Will Green Growth Save Puerto Rico

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Interview, December 2018 | Robert Pollin

Will Green Growth Save Puerto Rico? During the Sanders Institute conference, The Gathering, PERI's Robert Pollin speaks with The Real News Network about creating a green growth program in Puerto Rico. >> Watch interview>> Read "Austerity versus Green Growth for Puerto Rico"
Commentary
Why Africa Is Actually a Net Creditor to the Rest of the World - Part 2  In the second part of an interview with actvism.org, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana examines how Western governments, multinational corporations, and the international banking system impact capital flight from Africa.>> Watch interview.
Commentary

How Inequality Increases Environmental Damage for Everyone (But Not Equally)

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Interview, November 2018 | James K. Boyce

How Inequality Increases Environmental Damage for Everyone (But Not Equally) In The Real News Network interview, PERI's James Boyce discusses how wealth and power imbalances facilitate environmental degradation-- and the poor suffer the consequences. >> Watch interview>> Read "The Environmental Cost of Inequality"
Commentary

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 50-Year Low: What Does the Number Reveal and Conceal?

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Interview, October 2018 | Gerald Epstein

U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 50-Year Low: What Does the Number Reveal and Conceal? In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Gerald Epstein discusses what's behind the low unemployment rate, how it affects ordinary citizens, and whether or not Trump can take credit for the drop. >> Watch interview
Commentary

Unfair Global Tax System Makes Sustainable Development Impossible

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Interview, October 2018 | Leonce Ndikumana

Unfair Global Tax System Makes Sustainable Development Impossible In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana asserts that corporate tax havens make it difficult for African governments to secure revenue to meet the United Nation's sustainable development goals. >> Watch interview
Commentary

IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies

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Interview, October 2018 | Lawrence King

Contrary to Popular Belief, IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Lawrence King discusses his report on conditionalities that the IMF imposes when it provides loans that interfere with food production and encroach on the sovereignty of states battling poverty. >> Watch interview
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