If you’re in the NYC area tonight, be sure to come see Larry Kudlow and me debate the issue of income inequality at the 92nd Street Y on behalf of the “bring light not heat” Common Ground committee. See you there! Speaking of inequality, though this argument has been around for a while, ever since the… Read more
I told the (totally awesome) audience at the Tampa, FL meeting of the Council on Social Work Education that I’d post my presentation ASAP. Here it is. A few clarifications. YOYO=you’re on your own WITT=we’re in this together In case the video doesn’t work, go here and start at 1:40. And h/t to Chuck Sheketoff for… Read more
In today’s episode, we explore the concept of growth as necessary but not sufficient: over at PostEverything.
Just a quick follow up on this morning’s meanderings about the Fed, QE (quantitative easing, or the Fed’s asset purchasing program, currently winding down), inequality, and that sort of stuff. I mentioned the President of Boston Fed, Eric Rosengren, and here he is again saying very cool things in my hometown paper. For example, this is… Read more
There’s lots of interesting press following the Boston Fed conference on inequality of opportunity that I posted on last week. This AM, I’ve added something on a big question that hovers above this conversation: can the Fed do anything about inequality? My answer is a firm “yes!” over at PostEverything. BTW, in part due to… Read more