What the 2008 Financial Crisis Tells Us About Today’s Inflation Surge

What the 2008 Financial Crisis Tells Us About Today’s Inflation Surge

This post was originally published on this siteThe surge of inflation in the past year, like the eruption of the financial crisis 14 years ago, could fundamentally alter policy makers’ priorities.

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Inflation in Russia hits 7-yr high, prices jump 10 percent in year-to-date

Inflation in Russia hits 7-yr high, prices jump 10 percent in year-to-date

This post was originally published on this site (Reuters) -Annual inflation in Russia accelerated to 16.70% as of April 1, its highest since March 2015 and up from 15.66% a week earlier, the economy ministry said on Wednesday, as the volatile rouble sent prices soaring amid unprecedented Western sanctions. Inflation...

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Why 30 percent of the House GOP voted against reaffirming NATO support

Why 30 percent of the House GOP voted against reaffirming NATO support

This post was originally published on this siteIt reflects a growing Russia-ambivalent and NATO-skeptical view in the GOP.

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U.S. Allies to Release Close to 60 Million Barrels of Oil From Reserves

U.S. Allies to Release Close to 60 Million Barrels of Oil From Reserves

This post was originally published on this siteThe International Energy Agency is joining the Biden administration in an effort to tame prices that have risen sharply since Russia invaded Ukraine.

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Biden administration imposes new sanctions on Putin’s daughters and Russian banks

Biden administration imposes new sanctions on Putin’s daughters and Russian banks

This post was originally published on this siteThe US announced new sanctions Wednesday on Russian financial institutions and individuals, including Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two adult daughters, as it aims to increase economic pressure on Russia and Putin himself following horrific images from the Ukrainian city of Bucha.

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If Stocks Don’t Fall, the Fed Needs to Force Them

If Stocks Don’t Fall, the Fed Needs to Force Them

This post was originally published on this siteTightening financial conditions will be key to getting inflation under control.

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Struggling Democrats hope growing union support will provide boost in midterms

Struggling Democrats hope growing union support will provide boost in midterms

This post was originally published on this site With support for unions at its highest point since 1965, Democrats hope they can capitalize on that sentiment as they struggle to connect with voters on other issues. (Image credit: Andi Rice)

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Vladimir Putin committing genocide ‘for all to see’ in Ukraine – ‘except ordinary Russians’

Vladimir Putin committing genocide ‘for all to see’ in Ukraine – ‘except ordinary Russians’

This post was originally published on this site It’s genocide ‘for all to see’ – except the Russian people The Kremlin’s hold on the minds of ordinary Russians is as powerful as Fox’s hold on the minds of ordinary Americans. It takes facts available to everyone and turns them upside...

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An FDA Advisory Panel is Discussing Ways to Evolve the US Vaccine Strategy

An FDA Advisory Panel is Discussing Ways to Evolve the US Vaccine Strategy

This post was originally published on this siteOutside experts are exploring the need to reconfigure vaccines in order to better protect the nation against new variants.

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Why Biden May Struggle to Hold Russia to Account for War Crimes

Why Biden May Struggle to Hold Russia to Account for War Crimes

This post was originally published on this siteAnadolu Agency America’s on-again, off-again support for the International Criminal Court over the years will likely complicate any role it takes in the investigation of atrocities in Ukraine, experts in international law and crimes against humanity told The Daily Beast. And the potential...

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