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Lael Brainard, a Fed governor in the political glare

Lael Brainard, a Fed governor in the political glare

In the middle of meetings of the world’s central banking elite in Wyoming’s Jackson Lake Lodge in August 2015, Lael Brainard sat down with activists who were denouncing calls for tighter monetary...

Financial Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

All of a sudden, Gary Cohn is seen as shoo-in to be next Fed chairman

Seemingly overnight, White House senior economic adviser Gary Cohn has emerged from the pack and is widely viewed as the most-likely next chairman of the Federal Reserve, besting all competitors...

MarketWatch | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Seattle Scales Back Tax in Face of Amazon’s Revolt, but Tensions Linger

Ms. Kniech was one of more than 50 local lawmakers in the United States who sent an open letter to Seattle leaders and residents on Monday supporting the tax and criticizing Amazon’s resistance to...

The New York Times | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Top Fed Officials Meet Protesters on Sidelines of Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer and 10 of his colleagues met Thursday with a coalition of activists to hear complaints about the U.S. central bank, in a first-of-its-kind event on...

Bloomberg | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Time for a Moratorium on Charter Schools

Al Jazeera America - April 14, 2015, by Amy Dean - Charter schools are everywhere. Not long ago, these publicly funded but privately run institutions were a relative rarity. Those that existed...

[created] | Published by: Business Insider

The Fed should rethink how its conducts monetary policy

The Fed should rethink how its conducts monetary policy

There is a growing sentiment that the Federal Reserve needs to change the principles by which it manages our economy. Federal Reserve officials are saying it. Community organizations, labor unions...

Business Insider | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Let’s Challenge Corporate Democrats and Fight for a Universal Jobs Guarantee

“Ady Barkan became somewhat of a household name after he was spotted over and over again at protests against healthcare cuts in Washington during the fight to protect the Affordable Care Act and...

In These Times | Civic Engagement
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Fed Pressed on Questions of Diversity

Fed Pressed on Questions of Diversity

The Federal Reserve faces criticism from lawmakers and others over its record on diversity at the same time the central bank is highlighting the economic outlook for minority groups.

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Wall Street Journal | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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Full-Time Hires Buck the Trend at Fast-Food, Retail Chains

Full-Time Hires Buck the Trend at Fast-Food, Retail Chains

EASTON, Pa.—The orders came in fast during a recent Friday lunchtime rush at a Sheetz Inc. convenience store here. Behind the counter, Alexis Cooper layered tomatoes on two sandwiches, refilled a...

The Wall Street Journal | Restoring a Fair Workweek

It Takes a Village: Educators, Unions Rally for Continued Funding of Community Schools

Baltimore City Paper - November 4, 2014, by Evan Serpick - Administrators, teachers, union organizers, community leaders, politicians, and students—including cheerleading squads...

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