Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: The Federal Reserve

The Fed is about to shaft American workers—or no good reason

Fed policymakers are poised to raise interest rates at their March meeting and then continue raising them, in order to slow the economy.

Psst: You want to know what’s really driving inflation? (Not what...

The underlying problem is not inflation. It’s lack of competition. Corporations are using the excuse of inflation to raise prices and make fatter profits.

Donald Trump and the next crash

Making the Fed an instrument for disaster – this impacts everyone, yet very few grasp the scope of its influence.

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.