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By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Oct 20,2021
NEW YORK — The philosopher Immanuel Kant famously said that, “Whoever wills the end also wills… the indispensably necessary means to it that is in his control.” Put simply, when we set a goal, we ought to take the actions needed to achieve it.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Sep 21,2021
NEW YORK — The world stands at a critical juncture of the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries that lack the first round of vaccine coverage are extraordinarily vulnerable to the highly infectious Delta variant, and are also seedbeds for new variants that could quickly spread worldwide.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Aug 18,2021
NEW YORK — The magnitude of the United States’ failure in Afghanistan is breathtaking. It is not a failure of Democrats or Republicans, but an abiding failure of American political culture, reflected in US policymakers’ lack of interest in understanding different societies.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Aug 09,2021
NEW YORK — The Group of Twenty has become a pillar of multilateralism. Although the world has many high-level talk shops, the G-20 represents the best kind, actively supporting global dialogue, debate, and, most importantly, economic problem solving.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Aug 02,2021
NEW YORK — The Group of Twenty (G-20) has become a pillar of multilateralism. Although the world has many high-level talk shops, the G-20 represents the best kind, actively supporting global dialogue, debate, and — most importantly — economic problem solving.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jul 03,2021
NEW YORK — Where did COVID-19 come from? The source of the pandemic is a subject of immense importance. But more than 18 months after the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), the question of the pathogen’s origin remains unsettled.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Jun 16,2021
NEW YORK — The latest G-7 summit was a waste of resources. If it had to be held at all, it should have been conducted online, saving time, logistical costs, and airplane emissions. But, more fundamentally, G-7 summits are an anachronism.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - May 25,2021
NEW YORK — Israel’s attempt to justify its latest brutal assault on Gaza rings hollow to anybody familiar with events in Israel, where the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, backed by anti-Arab racists, has systematically, cruelly, and persistently violated the basi
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - May 04,2021
NEW YORK — The governments of South Africa, India, and dozens of other developing countries are calling for the rights on intellectual property (IP), including vaccine patents, to be waived to accelerate the worldwide production of supplies to fight COVID-19.
By Jeffrey D. Sachs - Apr 07,2021
NEW YORK — America is two cultures in one nation.

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