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Why Diversity Matters at the Federal Reserve

Why Diversity Matters at the Federal Reserve

There’s no question that race and gender matter in determining people’s economic fortunes. African Americans’ unemployment rate is typically twice as high as that of whites. The racial wealth gap...

The New Republic | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Leadership at Fed’s regional banks is getting more diverse. But there’s still work to do, report argues.

“But diversity within the Federal Reserve’s regional banks hardly measures up, according to a new report compiled by Fed Up, a campaign of the Center for Popular Democracy, a left-leaning advocacy...

Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

National Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Reigning in Charter Schools

02.29.2016


Washington, D.C.—As the number of charter schools continues to rise, few states are paying adequate attention to how to hold these schools accountable to...

Organizing for Education Justice

Janet Yellen, the first woman Fed chair, proved the skeptics wrong and got fired anyway

On February 3, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the central bank and likely the most qualified nominee ever for the post, will exit the Fed, leaving a legacy described...

Vox | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Futures and Commodity Market News: United States : Sanders, Sherman Introduce Legislation to Break Up Too Big to Fail Financial Institutions

The bill is supported by the AFL-CIO, Public Citizen, Americans for Financial Reform, Center for Popular Democracy Action and Demand Progress Action. Experts supporting the bill include: Simon...

Futures Trading Charts | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Jackson Hole Demonstrators Rally Against Rate Hike

Associated Press - August 22, 2014, by Matthew Brown — Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Low world inflation dogs central bankers, even as economies grow

Jackson Hole (Wyoming): The world’s top central bankers gather in Jackson Hole, their confidence bolstered by a sustained return to economic growth that may eventually allow the European Central...

Times of Oman | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Activists: US Justice Department Response to Baltimore Police Racism Falls Short

The response by the US Department of Justice to exposing Baltimore Police Department (BPD) violations of citizens’ constitutional rights falls short of addressing the systemic problem of racism in...

Sputnik | Justice Transformation

OPPOSING A MINIMUM WAGE HIKE COULD COST THE GOP THE SENATE

Labor Day has started the sprint to the November election. And with more than 40 percent of U.S. workers struggling on less than $15 an hour, our economy’s tilt toward low-paying jobs has become a...

Newsweek | Raising the Bar for Workers and Families

AVENGERS CAST RAISES $500,000 FOR PUERTO RICO RELIEF EFFORTS

Maria Fund coordinator Xiomara Caro also issued a statement regarding the event: "We are deeply grateful to Scarlett Johansson, Kenny Leon and everyone involved in the production of this play for...

SyFy | Civic Engagement

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