Mark Weisbrot

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Mark Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, which describes itself as a nonpartisan think-tank. He is co-author of Social Security: The Phony Crisis and the author of Failed: What the 'Experts' Got Wrong about the Global Economy.

Weisbrot is a former research associate with the Economic Policy Institute

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