Why Inequality Matters to the Fed

Posted by | October 23, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Monika Greenhow)

The world’s mainstream consensus has become that inequality is a problem facing nations, from the think tank of the advanced democracies—the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); the important agents for funding global development—the International Monetary Fund (IMF); to the world’s private economic elites—the World Economic Forum. Conservatives wish to push back against this consensus, in hopes of reviving a view that only growth matters. Of course, such a view is obviously wrong for three important reasons.

Source: AFL-CIO

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