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Trump's Budget Targets Climate Change Spending Across All Federal Agencies

During The Real News Interview, Bob Pollin discusses President Trump's proposed budget: big cuts to social spending, environmental protection and education in order to increase military spending.

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Wealthiest U.S. Households Save Big Under GOP Health Care Bill

During The Real News Interview, Peter Arno says the elderly, disabled and the poor would be hardest hit.

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Trumponomics: Empowering Proto-Fascists

In an interview with The Real News Network, PERI's Gerald Epstein says that we need to understand Trump's economic policy as aimed at amassing as much power as possible in order to stifle opposition.

 

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Should Baltimore Raise Its Minimum Wage?

On The Real Baltimore, PERI's Jeannette Wicks-Lim addresses raising Baltimore's minimum wage to $15/hr by 2022.

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Transitioning to Clean Energy Would Create More Jobs than Fossil Fuels

Heidi Garrett-Peltier explains how the Solyndra controversy overshadows the enormous success of government investment.

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A Just Transition for Fuel Workers Is Possible

The Real News Network interviews Bob Pollin about his plan that guarantees pensions and wages, shifts workers out of the industry through retirement rather than job losses, and helps the country meet the UN climate goals.

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IMF Seminar: Making Macroeconomics Work for Women

James Heintz participates in IMF panel on exploring how macroeconomic policy should be used as a tool to advance women's economic empowerment and equality.

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Why the Federal Reserve Needs to Go Beyond Interest Rate Policy

Gerald Epstein discusses the need for greater public investment, protections for workers, and a higher minimum wage.

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