Year: 2014

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

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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

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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

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How You Can Help Fix the Jobs

As our purpose statement explains, the purpose of Fix the Jobs is “to educate and organize those who know that a crippling lack of good jobs is a defining challenge facing America and to rally support for job creating policies.”

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Worthwhile Reads – November 3rd

With the official end of QE3, Matt O’Brien at Wonkblog makes an assessment of the QE programs and explains Why the Fed is giving up too soon on the economy: “Between higher income taxes on the rich, higher payroll taxes

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Worthwhile Reads – October 24th

This week’s post will be focused on links relating to the Federal Reserve as it has a very important FOMC meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. The meeting will most likely mark the end of QE3 yet there

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Worthwhile Reads – October 10th

On Tuesday, Speaker of the House John Boehner tweeted his jobs plan: ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ #5pts4jobs → http://t.co/DR9MAb4X5d — Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) October 7, 2014 Though probably a mistake by one of his staffers, it is a telling of his actual plan

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Comparing the Eurozone and United States: The Most Important Chart from the Great Recession

MKM Partners Since the beginning of the Great Recession there have been voices within the Federal Reserve and American punditry that believe that the Federal Reserve actions are too loose and that the low interest rate and extraordinary measures taken

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Worthwhile Reads – October 3rd

Annie Lowrey, from New York Magazine, correctly states that the monthly jobs report, though good, is not as important as it used to be. She follows Chair Yellen’s lead and notes other indicators that are not so promising: “A broader

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Worthwhile Reads – September 26th

As the Federal Reserves moves to ending their QE program in October, Torsten Slok, chief international economist for Deutsche Bank AG, warns the Fed not to be too eager to raise rates. He warns that returning Fed policy back to a

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