Ellen Brown / TruthdigNov 2, 2018
In its interest rate hikes, the Fed has “gone crazy,” the president says. The same may be said of him, but is there a method to his madness? Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
MARTIN CRUTSINGER / The Associated PressJan 23, 2018
Sen. Elizabeth Warren voices concern that Jerome Powell, as head of the central bank, “will roll back critical rules that help guard against another financial crisis.” Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, ANDREW TAYLOR and MARCY GORDON / The Associated PressDec 14, 2017
The agreement reached by House and Senate GOP leaders also calls for scrapping a major tax requirement of “Obamacare,” a step toward the ultimate GOP goal of unraveling the health care law. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 26, 2016
Black and Latino working-class activists attempted to hold leading U.S. economic policymakers accountable to communities of color by posing tough questions to 10 Federal Reserve presidents and governors at the institution's annual Jackson Hole Policy Symposium. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 31, 2015
"Start imagining what we, the savers, have to endure because of plutocratic, crony capitalism for which the Federal Reserve has long been a leading Tribune." Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigNov 6, 2014
Beating out President Barack Obama, Chinese leader Xi Jingping and Pope Francis, in order, Russian President and tiger wrestler Vladimir Putin tops Forbes' annual list of the most powerful people in the world. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 18, 2014
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists discuss President Obama's appointment of an Ebola czar, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's concern over economic inequality in the U.S., Silicon Valley's egg-freezing employee benefits and the outlook for both parties in the upcoming election. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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