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The Fed Should Pause Interest Rate Rises as US Inflation Slows

Joseph Stiglitz and Dean Baker The Guardian
It would be irresponsible to create much higher unemployment – and the US economy could be pushed into recession. There is a strong argument for the Fed to take a break from its aggressive monetary-policy tightening.

In Wealthy City, a Marxist Mayor Wins Over Voters

Denise Hruby New York Times
Yes, this Communist politician in Graz, Austria, wants to redistribute wealth, but a focus on housing, her own modest lifestyle and a hard childhood have helped her popularity.

Maps That Can Fight a Housing Crisis

Scott Beyer Governing
Urban residents know about the housing-related problems that hurt their city, from overcrowding to redlining. What if they had a visual display of where things are worst?

Red States Send Back Millions in Federal Housing Aid

Pranav Baskar Boston Globe
“The funds set aside for the State of Nebraska could serve tens of thousands of households, helping those families avoid eviction and the many consequences of losing their homes,”
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