“When I met Jeffrey Sachs, an economist at Columbia University and the author of “The End of Poverty,” for coffee recently, he was stubbornly holding on to a sense of optimism in spite of a discouraging turn in world events. Sachs served as an adviser to Bernie Sanders during his Presidential campaign, and has published a new book, “Building the New American Economy,” in which he presents the policy ideas that likely would have animated a Sanders Presidency—ideas that feel almost inconceivable in the current political climate.” – Sheelah Kolhatkar
Please read the full article at The New Yorker.
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