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economic stagnation

How The Political Climate Is Crippling The Fed

Despite the predictions of investors and traders, Chairman Ben Bernanke announced in a speech Friday that he would not be proposing new steps by the Federal Reserve to help the economy. The reasons behind his inaction might be more political than monetary. Many people worry that the United States is on the brink of another […]

August 26, 2011

Conason: Federal Proposal Makes It Easier For Workers To Organize

This post is by National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason. The root causes of American economic stagnation are numerous and broad, but among the deepest are the decreasing percentage of productivity gains shared as wages, the plummeting of middle-class incomes and the resulting explosion of consumer debt. Tracking all those negative trends is the decline in […]

June 22, 2011