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Sabina Dewan
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Sabina Dewan is Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and President of JustJobs Network Inc.

Sabina examines the role of quality employment in building equitable and just societies around the globe. She works on a range of economic issues--from the impact of globalization on employment to the role of trade, foreign assistance, and monetary policies in raising living standards.

Sabina leads the JustJobs Network, a research and advocacy organization addressing the global crisis of unemployment and unjust employment. The JustJobs Network was founded by John Podesta, former Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton and Chair of the Center for American Progress.

Her career has spanned continents and taken her from the International Labour Organization (ILO), to the European Commission, to grassroots organizations in India. She is a frequent media contributor, having appeared on outlets such as CNN, BBC, and Al-Jazeera. Fluent in Hindi and proficient in French, Sabina splits her time between Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, India.

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The African Growth and Opportunity Act: Growth Without Opportunity?

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 11:17 AM

This post was co-authored by Greg Randolph.

When President Obama spoke to African leaders gathered in Ethiopia last year, he painted a new vision for U.S. engagement in Africa. "Now we have an opportunity to unleash the next era of African growth together. As we work to renew...

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Mr. President: To Reduce Inequality, Good Job Creation Is a Must

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 8:32 AM

Co-authored by Gregory Randolph

President Obama's primary objective for the sixth year of his presidency was laid bare on Tuesday night: Fight the insidious scourge of inequality in the United States, which has now reached levels unseen since the Gilded Age.

Obama's goal is the right one. Inequality endangers democratic...

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American Labor's New Agenda: A Movement for Global Shared Prosperity

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 2:10 PM

Co-authored by Gregory Randolph

Two themes prevailed at AFL-CIO's global convention held in Los Angeles last week. The first was a deep indignation over the unbridled growth of corporate interest and money power in American politics. The second was a quieter understanding that the unions that once anchored people power...

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What Trans-Pacific and U.S.-EU Trade Partnerships Must Tackle: Jobs

(7) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 7:36 PM

A high-level panel appointed by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon released its recommendations last month for a global development agenda when the Millennium Development Goals expire at the end of 2015 and when approximately one billion people will still be living in extreme poverty.

The panel...

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Why GDP Growth Won't Fix Our Poverty Problem

(61) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 2:38 PM

The World Bank has always focused on poverty reduction; it is their stated mission to 'help reduce poverty'. But actually ending it, with a target date, was never their explicit goal, until now. In Washington, at their annual spring meeting last week, the World Bank, with the support...

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