Steven Mufson
Reporter

Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news. He has worked at the Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.

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Eyeing the 2016 election calendar, trade ministers meet in Hawaii

Eyeing the 2016 election calendar, trade ministers meet in Hawaii

Accord include rules that would curtail wildlife and human trafficking, reduce logging and impose international labor standards.

Greece can only get what it wants from the lender it hates

Greece can only get what it wants from the lender it hates

The IMF is taking a hard stance on the need for debt relief

Obama: If I could run again, I’d win

Obama: If I could run again, I’d win

Then again, he said he’s looking forward to enjoying the perks that come with post-presidential life, too.

Is it lights out for Puerto Rico?

Is it lights out for Puerto Rico?

Deep in debt, with sales falling and a bloated payroll, utility illustrates woes of “America’s Greece.”