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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.


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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Italian Bank Failures Could Disintegrate the EU

Gerald Epstein and Dimitri Lascaris discuss the Italian banking failure's effect on Europe during an interview with The Real News Network.

Book Discussion on Greening the Global Economy

Book Discussion on Greening the Global Economy and Climate Change Robert Pollin, author of Greening the Global Economy, and Joseph Romm, author of Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know, talked about how to best reduce carbon emissions around the world.

Did the UN Meet Its 2015 Water & Sanitation Goals for Sub-Saharan Africa?

In an interview with The Real News Network, Leonce Ndikumana, Director of the African Development Policy program at PERI, says resource-rich economies like Nigeria need to reform tax codes to make real impacts on sanitation and the welfare of the poor.

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