Articles by Jeffrey D. Sachs

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A Framework for Peace in Palestine and Israel
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

15 Nov 2023 – This peace would not be the result of direct Israel-Palestine negotiations but instead be secured through the powers of the UNSC and UN General Assembly.

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Saving Israel and Palestine through the United Nations
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2023

16 Oct 2023 – Following Hamas’ attacks on Israeli civilians, Israeli military strategists are threatening the ethnic cleansing of Gaza. This would be another Nakba, akin to the mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homes and land in 1948. If Israel commits war crimes in Gaza in the face of global calls for restraint, Israel would put its fundamental national security at risk.  

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Beyond the Neocon Debacle to Peace in Ukraine
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

3 Oct 2023 – The neocons have created utter disasters in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, and now Ukraine. The US has not yet held the neocons to account, since foreign policy is carried out with little public or Congressional scrutiny to date. Mainstream media have sided with the slogans of the neocons.

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NATO Admits That Ukraine War Is a War of NATO Expansion
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2023

19 Sep 2023 – During the Vietnam War, the US government treated the public like a mushroom farm: keeping it in the dark and feeding it with manure.  The heroic Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers documenting the unrelenting US government lies.  A half century later, in the Ukraine War, the manure is piled even higher. 

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The US Economic War on China
Jeffrey D. Sachs | The New World Economy – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Sep 2023

31 Aug 2023 – Now the US is taking aim at China. Starting around 2015, US policy-makers came to view China as a threat rather than a trade partner due to China’s economic success. China’s economic rise really began to alarm US strategists when it announced in 2015 a “Made in China 2025” policy.

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The Real History of the War in Ukraine
Jeffrey D. Sachs | The Kennedy Beacon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2023

17 Jul 2023 – A Chronology of Events and Case for Diplomacy – The public urgently need to know the true history of the war in Ukraine. Unfortunately, US mainstream media have become mere mouthpieces of the government, repeating Joe Biden’s lies and hiding history from the public.

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The War in Ukraine Was Provoked—and Why That Matters to Achieve Peace
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 May 2023

24 May 2023 – By recognizing that the question of NATO enlargement is at the center of this war, we understand why U.S. weaponry will not end this war. Only diplomatic efforts can do that.

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Jeffrey Sachs Testimony on COVID Origins
Jeffrey D. Sachs – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Mar 2023

6 Mar 2023 – My reasons to believe that SARS-CoV-2 may have emerged from a laboratory are straightforward. If indeed that is the case, it reveals the remarkable danger of ongoing gain-of-function research unknown to the Congress and public. Key questions include the following.

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The New Geopolitics
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Horizons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Feb 2023

Winter 2023 – Understanding the forces that are refiguring the international ‘system’ and what outcomes we can imagine.

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The West’s Dangerously Simple-Minded Narrative about Russia and China
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Common Dreams – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Aug 2022

23 Aug 2022 – The overwrought fear of China and Russia is sold to a Western public through manipulation of the facts. Europe should reflect on the fact that the non-enlargement of NATO and the implementation of the Minsk II agreements would have averted this awful war in Ukraine.

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Why the Chair of the Lancet’s COVID-19 Commission Thinks the US Government Is Preventing a Real Investigation into the Pandemic
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Current Affairs - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Aug 2022

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs says he is “pretty convinced [COVID-19] came out of US lab biotechnology” and warns that there is dangerous virus research taking place without public oversight.

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Ukraine Is the Latest Neocon Disaster
Jeffrey D. Sachs | ScheerPost - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2022

1 Jul 2022 – If Europe has any insight, it will separate itself from these U.S. foreign policy debacles, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.

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Jeffrey Sachs Debunks the West’s Narrative and Policy in Ukraine
Jeffrey D. Sachs | CNN - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

Jeffrey Sachs tears the entire US/NATO narrative apart. One wonders how much longer he will be invited to appear in Western mainstream media–he simply knows too much, has a macro perspective, speaks with passion, and even uses the ‘p’ word, “peace”: A true menace to the empire system.

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America’s Unholy Crusade against China
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Project Syndicate - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Aug 2020

5 Aug 2020 –

Last month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered an anti-China speech that was extremist, simplistic, and dangerous. If biblical literalists like Pompeo remain in power past November, they could well bring the world to the brink of a war that they expect and perhaps even seek.

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Europe’s Green Deal
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Dec 2019

13 Dec 2019 – The Green Deal announced by the European Commission is a demonstration of European social democracy at work. A mixed economy, combining markets, government regulation, the public sector, and civil society, will pursue a mixed strategy, combining public goals, public and private investments, and public support.

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Donald Trump’s Dangerous China Illusions
Jeffrey D. Sachs - The Boston Globe, 13 Feb 2017

5 Feb 2017 – Today’s China offers a rude awakening for Americans who believe that the United States and the United States alone should dominate world power. Donald Trump seems to count himself among these neoconservatives, and China is their deepest phobia today… If Trump tries to provoke China into a new arms race or trade war, the results will be a huge debacle for the United States and a potential threat for the world.

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The Fatal Expense of American Imperialism
Jeffrey D. Sachs – The Boston Globe, 7 Nov 2016

The far smarter approach will be to maintain America’s defensive capabilities but end its imperial pretensions. This, in practice, means cutting back on the far-flung network of military bases, ending wars of regime change, avoiding a new arms race (especially in next-generation nuclear weapons), and engaging China, India, Russia, and other regional powers in stepped-up diplomacy through the United Nations, especially through shared actions on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, including climate change, disease control, and global education.

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The Meaning of Brexit
Jeffrey D. Sachs | Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2016

The Brexit vote was a triple protest: against surging immigration, City of London bankers, and European Union institutions, in that order. It will have major consequences.

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The Global Economy’s Corporate Crime Wave
Jeffrey D. Sachs – Project Syndicate, 9 May 2011

Corporate corruption is out of control for two main reasons. First, big companies are now multinational, while governments remain national. Big companies are so financially powerful that governments are afraid to take them on. Second, companies are the major funders of political campaigns in places like the US, while politicians themselves are often part owners, or at least the silent beneficiaries of corporate profits. Roughly one-half of US Congressmen are millionaires, and many have close ties to companies even before they arrive in Congress.

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