Fed

Harold A. Pollack a Professor at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago explains how to save the disability insurance program and journalist David Dayen tells us why the FED is on the verge of a big mistake. Members make the Majority Report possible. Please join us by becoming a MEMBER. You […]
Economist and co-author author of the new book The Benefits of Full Employment: When Markets Work for People, Dean Baker explains what full employment means, why demand problems drive the modern economic crisis, economic myths feeding unemployment, all the many benefits of full employment, why government is pursuing anti employment policies, generational debt myths, what needs to […]
Jim Bruce the writer/director of the new documentary Money For Nothing explains how the FED was created, why the FED plays such a large role in so many different parts of our economy, how the Alan Greenspan myth was created, how our economy has been distorted by the financial sector, the role of massive fraud in the […]
Economist Mike Konczal explains, why we focus to much on the Lehman Brothers collapse when we talk about the financial crisis, the broader roots of the economic implosion, how Wall Street manipulates “stress tests”, why Wall Street fails and never pays a price, how the financial sector holds back American growth and innovation and why […]