Robert Weissman

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Robert Weissman

Robert Weissman is president of Public Citizen, a national nonprofit consumer advocacy organization. He is an expert on economics, health care, trade and globalization, intellectual property and regulatory policy, and issues related to financial accountability and corporate responsibility.

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Assessing the G-20 Declaration

This contradictory document identifies financial institution failures and calls for new regulatory measures, and at the same time, salutes the free market and some of the institutions behind the financial and economic crisis.

"Free Trade" and Medicines in the Americas

The U.S. is pushing a negotiating agenda for the FTAA that would dramatically limit each country’s ability to undertake compulsory licensing, an important tool to promote generic competition.

Sell the Gold, Free the Poor

When historians look back over the past 25 years, one of the great crimes they will identify is the Third World debt crisis.