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08/23/2018 | Published by: CNBC
08/23/2018

The Fed should not raise interest rates until wages go up

The Fed should not raise interest rates until wages go up

Shawn Sebastian, Fed Up Campaign co-director, and Marshall Steinbaum, Roosevelt Institute research director, discuss agreeing with Trump about the Fed raising interest rates and why wages haven't...

08/23/2018 | CNBC | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/23/2018 | Published by: The Wall Street Journal
08/23/2018

Central Bankers’ Jackson Hole Gathering: a Cheat Sheet

Central Bankers’ Jackson Hole Gathering: a Cheat Sheet

For the fifth year in a row, the liberal Center for Popular Democracy’s Fed Up campaign is on hand for the Jackson Hole gathering. It organized a Thursday panel on slow wage growth and market...

08/23/2018 | The Wall Street Journal | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/23/2018 | Published by: Reuters
08/23/2018

Fed policymakers see rate hikes, blurring dove-hawk divide

Fed policymakers see rate hikes, blurring dove-hawk divide

Whitehurst’s group of activists, Fed Up, has printed pamphlets to distribute at the conference venue that say George, along with other traditionally hawkish policymakers, “wants more people to be...

08/23/2018 | Reuters | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/20/2018 | Published by: Yes! Magazine
08/20/2018

U.S. Cities Issue IDs to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

U.S. Cities Issue IDs to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

To help combat such unintended outcomes, the Center for Popular Democracy has consulted with policymakers and advocates—including those from Poughkeepsie—who seek to start municipal ID programs....

08/20/2018 | Yes! Magazine | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Why the Fed should target underemployment, not unemployment, as it sets interest rates

Members of the Fed Up Coalition protest during the Jackson Hole economic symposium in 2015.

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08/20/2018 | MarketWatch | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/17/2018 | Published by: The Financial Times
08/17/2018

Corporate power on the agenda at Jackson Hole

Corporate power on the agenda at Jackson Hole

Protesters from the Fed Up group will once again be on hand this year.

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08/17/2018 | The Financial Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
08/17/2018 | Published by: The Financial Times
08/17/2018

Corporate power on the agenda at Jackson Hole

Corporate power on the agenda at Jackson Hole

Protesters from the Fed Up group will once again be on hand this year as they campaign for central bankers to focus more on inequality and depressed wages.

08/17/2018 | The Financial Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

A Democratic Contender For Florida Governor Appears To Own Millions In Puerto Rican Debt

“If you are running to represent Puerto Ricans, and potentially harming Puerto Ricans through investments, then Puerto Ricans will hold you accountable,” said Julio López Varona of the Center for...

08/16/2018 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement
08/16/2018 | Published by: The Crime Report
08/16/2018

Should Chicago Spend Money on a Police Academy?

Should Chicago Spend Money on a Police Academy?

Chicago spends 39 percent of its municipal budget on policing, while New York spends just eight percent and Los Angeles spends 26 percent, says the Center for Popular Democracy. This means the...

08/16/2018 | The Crime Report | Racial Justice
08/15/2018 | Published by: Christian Science Monitor
08/15/2018

One city’s crime-fighting quandary: Where exactly to invest?

One city’s crime-fighting quandary: Where exactly to invest?

Chicago spends 39 percent of its municipal budget on policing, while New York spends just 8 percent and Los Angeles spends 26 percent, according to a report released last year by the Center for...

08/15/2018 | Christian Science Monitor | Racial Justice

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