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By Imran Amed, The Business of Fashion NEW YORK, United States —In the world of development economics, Jeffrey Sachs is a veritable rock star. He is the director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet professor of sustainable development, professor of health policy and management at Columbia University and special advisor to United Nations secretary general Ban [...]

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Economist Jeffrey Sachs on Poverty, Politics, Pipelines, and Protests by TreeHugger Podcast Sachs explains the challenges of feeding our growing population, why we can’t rule out genetically modified food or nuclear power, and why America doesn’t need a tar sands pipeline. Sachs also talks about his passion for Occupy Wall Street and his hopes it [...]

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Jeffery Sachs and Dr. R. K. Pachauri speak with media at the 2012 Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.

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Interview with Jonathan Kay, National Post In a new book, The Price of Civilization, rock-star economist Jeffrey Sachs argues that America’s economy is undergoing a major structural crisis. The biggest problem, he argues: Both of the country’s major political parties have become hostage to special-interest corporate lobbies. I sat down to talk with him in [...]

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Interview with NPR staff The Occupy Wall Street movement has been criticized for lacking focus — but its main slogan seems to be resonating. That slogan, “We are the 99 percent,” highlights the issue of income disparity. It’s something economist Jeffrey Sachs has been tracking for a long time. The top 1 percent of U.S. [...]

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Jeffrey Sachs speaks with Pierre Mario Fitter on a wide range of sustainability issues.

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Jeffrey Sachs discusses foreign aid, successful aid practices, and rebuts aid critics with sound examples of success.

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Jeffrey Sachs discusses the campaign to end extreme poverty in Africa by 2025 with Ben Goldhirsh of GOOD Magazine.

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March 16th, 2005

FRONTLINE: The Age of AIDS

Interview with FRONTLINE When did you first encounter HIV, and what got you so passionate about this? Of course, like everyone else, I was reading about this new and terrible disease, basically from the start of the public announcements, and understanding and watchful of what was happening in the United States. But I did not [...]

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