John Weeks helped to found the Union for Radical Political Economics and was active in the U.S. antiwar movement. As an economist and teacher, he taught in Nigeria and England. He moved to Nicaragua in 1981 to be an advisor within the government’s planning ministry, but left within the year. His books focus on economic possibilities for the Global South based on broad democratic planning. Subsequently he taught at universities in the United States and Great Britain. He died in 2020.
Nicaragua: Observations or Fallacies?
Against the Current, No. 23, November/December 1989