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Obama nominates Janet Yellen as Fed chief
Current deputy chief of Federal Reserve to replace Ben Bernanke as head of US' central bank.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 06:33 GMT
Larry Summers as ineffectual regulator: Tall tales from the White House
The Obama administration is rewriting history in its bid to appoint Larry Summers as Federal Reserve Board Chair.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 17:42 GMT
The Ben Bernanke pre-mature taper blues
The Federal Reserve chairman should be more daring when it comes to reducing unemployment rates in the US.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 15:38 GMT
In defence of complaining
Those who lodge legitimate complaints in effect point out how things could be better, yet are often dismissed.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 15:56 GMT
Is the press too big to fail?
From climate change to financial meltdown, the worst of our journalism is becoming the norm, writes scholar.
Last updated: 02 May 2013 11:27 GMT
How the 40-year 'long recession' led to the Great Recession
By 2008, the majority of American workers had already endured a 40-year decline in wages, security and hope.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2013 08:45 GMT
Four more years of 'it could have been worse'
Four years after Obama's historic inauguration, the biggest change is that there is no hope for the economy.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 10:48 GMT
The Democrats: The austerity party?
With continual concessions to House Republicans, Democrats are now the austerians of reactionary Keynesianism.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 05:15 GMT
History is written by the winners
Bill Clinton's genius lay in winning and keeping the affection of those "whose interests he betrayed", writes Hind.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2012 16:26 GMT
New housing bubbles set to burst
Central banks and governments should focus on deflating bubbles before they grow large enough to be dangerous.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2012 20:29 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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