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The Fed Should Pause Interest Rate Rises as US Inflation Slows

Joseph Stiglitz and Dean Baker The Guardian
It would be irresponsible to create much higher unemployment – and the US economy could be pushed into recession. There is a strong argument for the Fed to take a break from its aggressive monetary-policy tightening.

The Left, Inflation and Monetary Policy

Andrew Jackson Canadian Dimension
We need to greatly expand the role of fiscal policy relative to monetary policy and address inflation while also promoting low unemployment, needed new investments, decent wages and a much fairer distribution of income and wealth.

Black Capitalism in One City

Adolph Reed Jr. Dissent
Soul City was a boondoggle—not a story of lost or forgotten roads tragically not taken.

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