Jeff Faux

Jeff Faux was the founder, and is now Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute.

Immigration: Biden’s Biggest Foreign Policy Test

Why only a Marshall Plan for Central America has a shot at dealing with the region — and why it makes political and economic sense.

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A Hard Reckoning for the Democrats: Race, Class and Joe Biden’s Election

That Democrats only defeated Donald Trump by so narrow a margin suggests that they need to re-think their political strategy big time.

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Biden and the American Left

Joe Biden may not lead in moving toward a future that is more social and more democratic, but he cannot stop the Left’s momentum towards it.

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Could the Pandemic Re-elect Trump?

Has the coronavirus crisis really severely damaged, if not doomed, Trump’s chances of being re-elected? What the Democrats must do to win.

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Must US Democrats Be Moderates?

Are Democrats really not allowed to have a progressive candidate for president?

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Trump’s (Premature) Attack on Syria

Who is left to defend the rule of law?

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Davos is Trump’s Kind of Town

As the wealth of two-thirds of the world’s billionaires is based on inheritance, monopoly and cronyism, Trump will be among friends in Davos.

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Trump: No Isolationist

For all the talk of “America First,” Trump is a full-blown corporate internationalist.

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TPP: The “National Security” Sales Pitch

Like other trade deals since NAFTA, is the TPP also just a device for capitalists to drive down the wages of American workers?

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Free Trade and Moral Hypocrisy

U.S. elites claiming moral superiority by demanding that other people do the sacrificing on trade issues is unprincipled hypocrisy.

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