Articles by: Jeffrey Sachs

A man with bullet impact on his face during demonstrations in downtown Santiago.
Protesters face the police and the army in the city of Santiago, Chile, on October 20, 2019 after 7 days of evasions and protests over the increase in the price of subway tickets, That ended with several dead. President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency and curfew in several cities in Chile (Photo by Pablo Rojas Madariaga/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Why Rich Cities Rebel

Three of the world’s more affluent cities have erupted in protests and unrest this year. Paris has faced waves of protests and rioting since November 2018, soon after French President Emmanuel Macron raised fuel taxes. Hong Kong has been in upheaval since March, after Chief Executive Carrie Lam proposed a law toRead More