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Alexander Friedman

Alexander Friedman

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Alexander Friedman, a co-founder of Jackson Hole Economics, is a former Chief Executive Officer of GAM Investments, Chief Investment Officer of UBS, Chief Financial Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and White House Fellow.

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  1. Why Bernie?
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    Why Bernie?

    Feb 24, 2020 Alexander Friedman explains why the socialist US presidential candidate's momentum is understandable and not to be underestimated.

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    China Leads Again

    Stephen S. Roach US President Donald Trump wears his recent experience with COVID-19 infection as some perverse badge of courage, rather than as a warning of what may lie ahead. And the adverse economic consequences of his administration's approach to the pandemic could not contrast more sharply with the robust recovery in China.  contrasts the country's robust and self-sustaining economic recovery with America's continuing weakness.
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    Trump’s Last Stand for Apartheid America

    Jeffrey D. Sachs The long history of America’s state-sponsored racism will draw to an end in the coming generation. Yet the damage that Trump’s brand of white nationalism could still cause to the US and the world if he wins a second term makes the election easily the most important in modern American history.   explains why the US and the world will not be safe until the avatar of white supremacy is no longer in power.
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