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Reserve Requirements Ridiculed, Glass-Steagall Demanded

Moving the leverage ratio won’t change anything, says Dr. Gerrald Epstein — only Glass Steagall will change the fact that today’s banks do nothing for the real economy. Epstein, co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and a member … Continue reading

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Poet Robert Frosts’s Advise to JFK: “Be More Irish than Harvard”

In Robert A. Strong’s article in the 28 October Irish Times article “John F Kennedy applauded poetry as a potent antidote to power”, he discusses JFK’s speech at Amherst  College fifty years ago in honor of the poet Robert Frost,  … Continue reading

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