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| Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
Published By:Truthout

Amazon’s $15 an Hour Minimum Wage and the Federal Reserve Board

This is where Fed Up played an incredible role. They were a crucial voice on the other side, constantly reminding the Fed of its legal mandate to promote full employment. Fed Up had important allies in this effort, most importantly former Fed chair Janet Yellen, but it is likely that Yellen and her allies on the FOMC would have been forced to raise rates sooner and faster if not for pressure from Fed Up.

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