Monday, May 27, 2024

Tag: The Fed

Is the economy growing too fast? Interest rates and the fed

The potential gains from allowing the economy to continue to grow and for the unemployment rate to drop further are enormous.

The “People’s Fed” and the Oracles of Jackson Hole

As long as the Fed’s organizational culture is dominated by the financial sector, it cannot reflect the American people’s needs, hopes and values.

What’s Behind the Fed’s Decision to Raise Interest Rates in a...

It's clear that the Fed feels it needs to get interest rates back up before the bottom falls out of the US economy once again.

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Israel escalates Rafah bombing despite ICJ order to halt assault, ignoring international condemnation

Reports from Gaza reveal that Israel intensified its bombing of Rafah just minutes after the International Court of Justice ordered a halt to the military operations, prompting widespread international condemnation.

Democratic lawmakers oppose Netanyahu’s congressional address amid genocide allegations and ICC arrest warrants

As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu faces potential arrest warrants and accusations of genocide, House Democrats intensify opposition to Speaker Johnson’s invitation for him to address Congress.

Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering billions’ food supply

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, demands new election over alleged unfair practices

The United Auto Workers union is contesting a recent vote at Mercedes-Benz’s Alabama plant, citing numerous allegations of anti-union activities by the automaker.

How workers are revolutionizing the South

Local 1025 members shared firsthand accounts of how the union boosted their wages, gave them a voice, and kept them safe on the job.