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Jesse Marks
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A 2011 economics graduate of Yale College, Jesse works as a strategy manager for a multinational consumer products manufacturer in Portland, Oregon. He previously served as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Washington, D.C., where he advised clients across the public and private sectors on a range of strategic and operational issues. Jesse is also a regular contributor at Future Challenges, an online publication of the Bertlesmann Foundation which applies a local lens to global challenges. Journalism has always been an important part of Jesse's life - while at Yale, he served as an editor for the university's undergraduate student-run international affairs magazine, The Yale Globalist, and as executive director of Global21, the network of Globalist magazines at universities throughout the world.

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Austerity: No Walk in the Park

(3) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 12:07 PM

Lean times have fallen on America. Barring a massive political bargain, this year's federal budget will clock in at below $3.45 trillion, down $150 billion from the previous year (a 4 percent decrease). Missing are $42.7 billion in defense spending, $28.7 billion in domestic discretionary spending, $9.9 billion in Medicare,...

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