The Federal Reserve Can’t Fix This

The Fed Can’t Fix This By Briton Ryle Written Monday, July 17, 2017 I wouldn’t be Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank if you paid me (and I’m pretty sure it’s a paying gig, so that’s how much I would never do it). Because it’s basically an impossible job. At least, the dual mandate is an …

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SCOTUS just handed Trump a BIG win on his travel ban

SCOTUS just handed Trump a BIG win on his travel ban Posted on July 19, 2017 by Sam Rolley 30 Shares The Supreme Court of the United States ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban can remain in place as challenges to the presidential measure crawl through lower courts. Last month the nation’s top court partially lifted an …

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Tax the Rich!

Tax the Rich! By Briton Ryle Written Wednesday, July 19, 2017 This chart shows Americans’ inflation-adjusted income growth for the last 55 years. It’s not a pretty picture. The rich are getting richer, while everybody else is treading water. With a chart like this (from a 2016 paper by economists Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman), it’s pretty …

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