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.
Scott Johnson is an Oakland-based writer and activist who has been involved in the Justice 4 Alan Blueford campaign and Occupy Oakland. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.