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.
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.