Nation Topics - Economic Policy
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How a central bank created to exist apart from politics got drawn into bitter political arguments.
A few key points to keep in mind during the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.
Efforts to reduce unemployment and curb inequality must be considered alongside urgent threats to the environment and democracy.
Many governments and popular movements are embracing the need for systemic change.
You know you’re in trouble when the master of structural adjustment says enough is enough.
The “fiscal cliff” is being used to demand cuts that would otherwise be politically impossible.
How to get yourself to the edge of the fiscal abyss and not jump.
Chairman Ben Bernanke, who’s been sounding the alarm, is attacked constantly by the right. He and his allies need support from a mostly silent left.
Progressives falsely assume this mysterious institution is impervious to public pressure. We need to make our voices heard.
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