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Will The Fed Step In Where Congress Won’t To Help Struggling Americans? Dean Baker Joins

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Follow on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/actdottv Julianna welcomes back recurring guest Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, to discuss how now that it’s become clear our lawmakers are completely useless when it comes to helping ordinary Americans get through this crisis, there are some who are hoping we can get economic relief another way: through the Fed. Economists and activists are calling for the Fed to use a method called Quantitative Easing, or QE for short. Dean Baker co-founded The Center for Economic and Policy Research in 1999. His areas of research include housing and macroeconomics, intellectual property, Social Security, Medicare and European labor markets. He is the author of several books, including Rigged: How

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Follow on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/actdottv Julianna welcomes back recurring guest Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, to discuss how now that it’s become clear our lawmakers are completely useless when it comes to helping ordinary Americans get through this crisis, there are some who are hoping we can get economic relief another way: through the Fed. Economists and activists are calling for the Fed to use a method called Quantitative Easing, or QE for short. Dean Baker co-founded The Center for Economic and Policy Research in 1999. His areas of research include housing and macroeconomics, intellectual property, Social Security, Medicare and European labor markets. He is the author of several books, including Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer. His blog, "Beat the Press," provides commentary on economic reporting. For info on Dean visit: https://deanbaker.net/ And make sure to follow him on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/DeanBaker13 For more Julianna, follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/juliannaforlano and @juliannaforlano on Instagram and Facebook! ——— act.tv is a progressive media company specializing in next generation live streaming and digital strategy. Our YouTube channel focuses on interviews with noted progressive voices, animated explainers, livestreams from protests around the country, and original political commentary. Main site: http://act.tv Facebook: http://facebook.com/actdottv Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/actdottv Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/actdottv YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/actdottv @act.tv #DoMoreThanWatch Will The Fed Step In Where Congress Won't To Help Struggling Americans? Dean Baker Joins
Dean Baker
Dean Baker is a macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. He is a regular Truthout columnist and a member of Truthout's Board of Advisers.

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