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Craig Torres and Saleha Mohsin – Mnuchin Backs Fed Independence and Signals Reform Isn’t Priority

U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin isn’t jumping on the Republican bandwagon to audit the Fed. In written questions by senators following his confirmation hearing on Thursday, Mnuchin was asked about his thoughts on “politicizing decisions made by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the benefits of an independent central bank.” Mnuchin’s answer was crafted carefully. “The Federal Reserve …

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The Vinyl Experience – 10.21.16

Woody Herman Sextet: Early Autumn
Ella Fitzgerald: Early Autmn
Charlie Parker: Autumn In New York
Frank Sinatra: Autumn In New York
Flaming Lips: My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion
Genesis: Evidence Of Autumn
Kinks: Autumn Almanac
Simon & Garfunkel: Leaves That Are Green
Byrds: Turn Turn Turn
Van Morrison: Old Old Woodstock
Green Day: Wake Me Up When September Ends
Steely Dan: My Old School
Broken Bells: October
Greg Brown: Brand New 64 Dodge

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Dean Baker – The Federal Reserve Board and the Presidential Candidates

Some of the folks watching the Republican presidential debates were struck by the fact that Donald Trump was apparently unfamiliar with the concept of the nuclear triad: that the United States maintains a nuclear force composed of land based missiles, submarine based missiles, and strategic bombers that can deliver nuclear weapons. This is the sort of basic knowledge of the …

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Dean Baker – The Federal Reserve Board and the Presidential Candidates

Some of the folks watching the Republican presidential debates were struck by the fact that Donald Trump was apparently unfamiliar with the concept of the nuclear triad: that the United States maintains a nuclear force composed of land based missiles, submarine based missiles, and strategic bombers that can deliver nuclear weapons. This is the sort of basic knowledge of the …

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Ellen Brown – Who Owns The Federal Reserve?

This article was first published by Global Research in October 2008 “Some people think that the Federal Reserve Banks are United States Government institutions. They are private monopolies which prey upon the people of these United States for the benefit of themselves and their foreign customers; foreign and domestic speculators and swindlers; and rich and predatory money lenders.” – The Honorable …