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  • Worthwhile Reads – June 17th, 2015
    Catching up on some worthwhile links from the past few months: What Motivates Us Two economists at the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank—William Emmons and Bryan Noeth—examine the fate of the middle class: “The median income of the demographically defined middle
    admin - June 18, 2015
  • Fix the Jobs Meets with Representative Jackie Walorski
    On January 29th, Fix the Jobs was able to have a group of concerned constituents meet with Representative Jackie Walorski to share some ideas on how our Congress and specifically Representative Walorski can work to help Fix the Jobs and bring the recovery to all
    admin - February 20, 2015
  • Worthwhile Reads – February 2nd, 2015
    Nouriel Roubini writes today about unconventional monetary policy for the World Economic Forum. The big take away being: “Simply put, we live in a world in which there is too much supply and too little demand. The result is persistent
    admin - February 3, 2015
  • Worthwhile Reads – January 22nd, 2015
    The big news today came out of Europe where the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that they would begin quantitative easing in March. Scott Sumner gives some interesting comments on the announcement leading off with the most important observation: “The
    admin - January 23, 2015
  • Worthwhile Reads – January 14, 2015
    Paul Krugman’s “Recent History in One Chart” tells the economic history of the last twenty years: Extraordinarily good for global elites and the developing world’s middle class, and basically no income growth for America’s working class. This is a tale of too many
    admin - January 14, 2015
  • 2014 Midterms— No Incumbent is Safe
    The 2014 election seemed to be a rebuttal to President Obama and Democratic Party’s policies with them losing the Senate and more House seats. However, when you dig into the exit polls, the message is both more clear and less
    admin - December 5, 2014
  • Worthwhile Reads – November 21st
    Two weeks ago, The Center for Popular Democracy was able to meet with Fed Chair Janet Yellen and three other Fed governors to state their case on how the Fed can help Fix the Jobs. Part of their demands are
    admin - November 21, 2014
  • Worthwhile Reads – November 13th
    Boston Federal Reserve President Rosengren joins other Fed presidents in speaking out about fighting low inflation: “Japan’s experience and now Europe’s current situation both indicate that indifference to very low inflation rates can generate a significant loss of confidence in
    admin - November 13, 2014