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A focused study group for the discussion of economics and economic policy.
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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>"Buried deep in the latest pandemic stimulus package is a transformative idea for helping families."
>"Buried deep in the latest pandemic stimulus package is a transformative idea for helping families."
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"Americans’ pursuit of leafiness contains hints of a transformative shift."
"Americans’ pursuit of leafiness contains hints of a transformative shift."
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Black-owned businesses have suffered disproportionately by the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic.
Black-owned businesses have suffered disproportionately by the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic.
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In March, 495,000 women entered the labor force, but the figures betray the harsher economic situation for Black women and many have dropped out altogether.
In March, 495,000 women entered the labor force, but the figures betray the harsher economic situation for Black women and many have dropped out altogether.
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"For Intisar Altayib, who ekes out a living drawing henna tattoos in Khartoum, soaring prices in Sudan mean running up tabs at local stores and cutting back on evening feasts during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan."
"For Intisar Altayib, who ekes out a living drawing henna tattoos in Khartoum, soaring prices in Sudan mean running up tabs at local stores and cutting back on evening feasts during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan."
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Higher income, spending and saving are expected to help power a fast economic recovery.
Higher income, spending and saving are expected to help power a fast economic recovery.
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Black Pound Day was created to find a sustainable way to support Black-owned businesses after the Black Lives Matter street protests faded.
Black Pound Day was created to find a sustainable way to support Black-owned businesses after the Black Lives Matter street protests faded.
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The fight over SALT is a case study in the age-old conflict between constituent politics and national policy.
The fight over SALT is a case study in the age-old conflict between constituent politics and national policy.
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>"Policies like forgiving debt for all student loans and giving baby bonds to the whole population won’t be nearly enough to achieve racial wealth parity, an economist says."
>"Policies like forgiving debt for all student loans and giving baby bonds to the whole population won’t be nearly enough to achieve racial wealth parity, an economist says."
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The recovery is profoundly unequal across sectors, unbalanced in ways that have big implications for businesses and workers.
The recovery is profoundly unequal across sectors, unbalanced in ways that have big implications for businesses and workers.
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"The Biden administration is relying on Congress instead of just the Fed to fix the economy. That mix could lead to a less wealth-unequal future."
"The Biden administration is relying on Congress instead of just the Fed to fix the economy. That mix could lead to a less wealth-unequal future."
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"A new book offers a strikingly upbeat take on modern capitalism."
"A new book offers a strikingly upbeat take on modern capitalism."
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It would be wonderful if all men and women really were created equal, but they’re not. Not really. Inequality is baked in from birth, with a child’s future success depending in large part upon their parents’ income, which feeds through to _...Read More_
It would be wonderful if all men and women really were created equal, but they’re not. Not really. Inequality is baked in from birth, with a child’s future success depending in large part upon their parents’ income, which feeds through to _...Read More_
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CEO pay skyrocketed when the government started regulating CEO pay. Only the first $1MM is tax-deductible in the US, so they combine performance bonuses tied to _...Read More_
CEO pay skyrocketed when the government started regulating CEO pay. Only the first $1MM is tax-deductible in the US, so they combine performance bonuses tied to _...Read More_
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"A new cadre of financial regulators can transform the financial world’s role in the fight against prejudice and inequality."
"A new cadre of financial regulators can transform the financial world’s role in the fight against prejudice and inequality."