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New York Fed taps Williams for top post, ignoring Democrats on diversity

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had called for the co-chairs and Williams to appear before the Senate Banking Committee...

04/3/2018 | Politico | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/3/2018 | Published by: Reuters
04/3/2018

NY Fed names Williams to top post amid political backlash

NY Fed names Williams to top post amid political backlash

“Yet the drum beat of criticism in recent weeks, including a demonstration outside the New York Fed and letters from...

04/3/2018 | Reuters | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/3/2018 | Published by: CNBC
04/3/2018

John Williams named to take over key New York Fed president post

John Williams named to take over key New York Fed president post

Fed Up, a group of economists and former Fed officials, and other organizations have been critical of the selection...

04/3/2018 | CNBC | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/3/2018 | Published by: The New American
04/3/2018

Progressives Choose Wrong Target in Opposing Prospective New York Fed Head

Progressives Choose Wrong Target in Opposing Prospective New York Fed Head

“Of course not," Shawn Sebastian, co-leader of the Fed Up coalition of advocacy groups and labor unions, told Politico...

04/3/2018 | The New American | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/2/2018 | Published by: Politico
04/2/2018

Warren leads crusade for diversity at Fed

Warren leads crusade for diversity at Fed

“I’m judging John Williams based on the last several years of him being wrong about the levels of maximum employment...

04/2/2018 | Politico | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
04/2/2018 | Published by: The Commercial Appeal
04/2/2018

Monday's MLK50 live blog

Monday's MLK50 live blog

In addition to Wallace-Gobern, panelists will include Alvina Yeh, executive director of the Asian Pacific Labor...

04/2/2018 | The Commercial Appeal | Racial Justice

A guaranteed “Jobs For All” Program is Gaining Traction Among 2020 Democratic Hopefuls

A longtime organizer, Barkan — who has Lou Gehrig’s disease — gained national recognition after his viral confrontation...

04/1/2018 | The Intercept | Civic Engagement

Ady Barkan On Stephen Hawking And ALS

Ady Barkan was given 2-3 years to live after being diagnosed with ALS — but that isn't stopping him from living life to...

04/1/2018 | Civic Engagement
03/30/2018 | Published by: Financial Times
03/30/2018

Fed chair Jay Powell faces his first political test

Fed chair Jay Powell faces his first political test

“Some campaigners are critical of the Fed’s handling of the mis-selling scandal at Wells Fargo, which is headquartered...

03/30/2018 | Financial Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
03/29/2018 | Published by: Futurity
03/29/2018

Stable schedules for workers boost retail sales

Stable schedules for workers boost retail sales

Funding for the research came from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, the Robert...

03/29/2018 | Futurity | Restoring a Fair Workweek

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