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The Capitalist’s Case for a $15 Minimum Wage - Bloomberg
'cause it means people can afford to actually buy stuff, which is good for the economy.
politics  USA  minimum-wage  money  economics  interesting  inequality  via-Andrew-Ducker 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Don’t Tell Anyone, but the Stimulus Worked - NYTimes.com
A very telling comment from within it:

'White House economists had rejected the idea of distributing the tax cuts as flashy rebate checks, because people were more likely to spend the money (and help the economy) if they didn’t notice it. Good economics, perhaps, but terrible politics.'
posttofacebook  2012-Presidential-Elections  Republicans  Democrats  USA  economics  financial-crisis  politics  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Ways Jim Yong Kim Can Save the World Bank | Foreign Policy
'If it really wants to reduce poverty, the bank will have to slaughter some of its sacred cows.'
USA  international-affairs  banking  economics  interesting 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
World Bank Names Jim Yong Kim Next President - WSJ.com
'…named Jim Yong Kim as its next president, maintaining a seven-decade U.S. lock on the post after the first challenge by candidates from other countries.'
international-affairs  economics  banking  USA  politics  interesting 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink

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