Desmond Cohen was previously an Economic Advisor to HM Treasury, and subsequently Reader in economics and Dean of the School of Social Sciences at University of Sussex. Many Visiting Professorships in Economics at overseas universities including Berkeley, ANU and Vassar. His most recent posts include Director of the HIV/AIDS and Development Pgm of UNDP, and advisor to the Drug Policy Reform Programme of the Soros Foundation.
Published in: ourEconomyThe United States has always put ‘America First’ – after Brexit it will be no different
Throughout history the US has acted ruthlessly to advance its economic interests. Brexiteers should be careful what...
Published in: openDemocracyUKWe may have another election but our unfair voting system still ignores most Britons
An analysis of how many people it takes to elect an MP shows most Britons are still being ignored during elections
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe Glorious Referendum on the EU – Why it doesn’t represent the will of the people
With millions from Remain voting demographics excluded from the vote, and the result narrow, there's no reason for...
Published in: HomeBrexit was a crisis long in the making
The Brexit vote was the reaping of years of deepening inequality, sown by the neoliberal policy programmes of...