Jeffrey Sachs

Columbia University

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Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and special advisor to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon; author of The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity

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Democrats, Republicans, Tea Partiers and Wall Street Occupiers all agree that America needs more jobs, but they don't agree on how to create them.

Are Higher Taxes the 'Price of Civilization?'

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President Obama is campaigning in crucial states this week, demanding that Congress pass  his jobs bill  and increase taxes on the richest Americans.

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