Marcus Raskin



Age: 83


Summary: co-founder of the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank that became an abundant source of research on nuclear disarmament, the Vietnam War, economic inequality, civil rights, and national security, who along with Richard J. Barnet started the institute in 1963 and was devoted to maintaining its independence by refusing to accept government funding.



Cause of Death: Heart failure


Born: April 30, 1934


Died: December 24, 2017


Location: Washington, D.C.