A centerpiece of the planned GOP tax overhaul has been to lower the corporate tax rate, which Republicans have argued will push companies to invest more at home. To get a better sense of the impact of a lower corporate tax rate, we invited two leading economists with opposing views when it comes to the issue. [...]

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(U.S. Edition) The Republican tax overhaul — which calls for a reduced corporate tax rate of 20 percent — has now passed in the House. There’s been a lot of debate over how much this bill will help American taxpayers. One noted economist who argues that it won’t: Jeffrey Sachs, who joined our show today. Sachs, [...]

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By 11:00 on Election Night 2017, the results had been universally summarized in a single emoji: a wave. Pundits and activists from Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders — and everyone in-between — saw the results as a validation of their own particular interests, but everyone seemed to agree that this represented a new reality. Read more in The Hill. 

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“The moonshot wasn’t a miracle, it was just rigorous engineering,” says Jeffrey Sachs, an economist at Columbia’s Center for Sustainable development, in a new documentary. “On climate, we haven’t gotten organized to do a moonshot.” Read more here.

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Influential economist Professor Jeffrey Sachs speaks at Singapore Management University, delivering the 32nd lecture in SMU’s Presidential Distinguished Lecturer Series (PDLS) on November 1, 2017. Read more here.

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Heavy dependence on coal is the number one obstacle in Asia’s push for sustainable growth while the region’s best practices lie with its pivot towards advanced technology, said leading US economist Jeffrey Sachs. Read more here.

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Jeffrey Sachs on The Hartmann Report discussing America’s Goals for 2030 (time: 00:36:10).

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said raising taxes for those on higher incomes would help reduce inequality without having an adverse impact on growth. Despite evidence suggesting the global economy is strengthening, the IMF has downgraded its forecasts for the UK over concerns about Brexit. Economist at Colombia University Jeffrey Sachs describes how government policy [...]

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It may sound like the setup to an old joke, but we have a plan – starting in Virginia this year – for electing the next generation of American leaders. Voters are fed up. The dominance of corporate special interests and partisan bickering have created a political crisis. In every party and region of the [...]

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