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Columbia’s Jeffrey Sachs Discusses the U.S. Economy and Occupy Wall Street with Erik Schatzker of Bloomberg TV (+)

Jeffrey D. Sachs is the Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is also Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. From 2002 to 2006, he was Director of the UN Millennium Project. His latest book is The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity.

RT @zerohedge: RT @ErikSchatzker: Columbia’s @JeffDSachs tells me #occupywallstreet shouldn’t be dismissed, likens it to Arab Spring http://t.co/8TPM6TOr
October 8, 2011
The top 1% of American income earners receives more pretax income than the bottom 50%. http://t.co/RdTxmhdh #occupywallstreet
October 5, 2011
In 1981, personal savings rate as % of disposable income in US was 106%. By 2005, it dropped to 1.4% http://t.co/RdTxmhdh
October 7, 2011


Jeffrey Sachs at Occupy Wall Street

Following is the 1st Statement Released By The Wall Street Protesters 10-5-11  read by Keith Olbermann
The last time America had such massive inequality of wealth and income was on the eve of the Great Depression. http://t.co/RdTxmhdh
October 6, 2011
Jeffrey Sachs talking about his book, The Price of Civilization, on Charlie Rose
Part 2                          Part 3


Profound talk by Jeffrey Sachs and Hans Vestberg at Mashable’s Social Good Summit in New York City. Hans Vestberg is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ericsson Group, the world’s leading provider of telecommunications technology. (Sheds further light on Jeffrey Sachs understanding of the uprisings for justice around the world ; )


About Heather

My name is Heather Ferris. I am the founder and creator of Nurture Nature Project! I believe together we can re-imagine the future and re-create systems to support the sustainable regeneration of healthy life on our planet. Listening to your own heart and living from your inner truth is the first step to building a better world. Every person has something important to offer.


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