Dean Baker: The Federal Reserve Board's Open Market Committee decided not to raise interest rates at its meeting last week, but made it clear that a rate hike was still an option for its June meeting. Why is the Fed even considering a hike?
Efforts to gut the federal False Claims Act backed by the US Chamber of Commerce got a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday.
Gar Alperovitz is cochair of the Next System Project and cofounder of the Democracy Collaborative. Alperovitz was deeply involved in the teach-ins on the Vietnam War.