Paul Krugman: The Fed is not a rogue trader and historical norms for interest rates aren't relevant in a persistently depressed, deleveraging economy. But traders continue to lash out and claim, "It's all fake!"
The citizens' ballot initiative or referendum, created in the first Gilded Age to counter plutocratic governance, is overmatched in new Gilded Age.
Rob Hager and James Marc Leas are lawyers active with Occupy Wall Street in their respective towns. Hager is an experienced public interest litigator while Leas specializes in patent law.