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On Campus (HuffPost Live)
Caitlyn Becker speaks to Yvonne Montoya, President of the Santa Monica College chapter of the Campus Network, about her chapter’s work to get food stamps accepted on campus. Her segment begins at 19:20.
New Deal Liberalism Lives On (WaPo)
Katrina vanden Heuvel, a member of the Roosevelt Institute’s Board of Directors, says FDR-style liberalism is alive and well, pointing to leaders like Senator Elizabeth Warren and NYC’s Mayor Bill de Blasio.
CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According to Pretty Much Everyone in the World (HBR)
Gretchen Gavett looks at new research on what people think the CEO pay gap should ideally be. Whether respondents felt strongly about CEO pay or not, their ideal ratios were very similar.
Fed Said to Warn Banks on Capital Charges on Leveraged Loans (Bloomberg News)
Craig Torres and Christine Idzelis report on increased Federal Reserve scrutiny of loans that lack stricter requirements that protect lenders. Earlier guidance hasn’t slowed lending.
America Out of Whack (NYT)
Thomas Edsall asks a number of economists why, when the U.S. economy is growing so well, we haven’t managed to ensure that some of the wealth is distributed to the lower and middle classes.
The Recovery That Left Out Almost Everybody (WSJ)
William Galston says the U.S. economy hasn’t actually worked to improve the lives of average families since the end of the Clinton administration.
Now It’s Explicit: Fighting Inflation Is a War to Ensure That Real Wages for the Vast Majority Never Grow (Working Economics)
Josh Bivens looks at the discussion of a yet-unpublished paper from the Dallas Federal Reserve and points out that it essentially advises stopping progress on unemployment to limit inflation.