Ady Barkan

Center for Popular Democracy

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Director of the Fed Up campaign at the Center for Popular Democracy, which promotes a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda

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Wall Street, the banks, business and organized labor are all waiting to see if Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates tomorrow.

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Wall Street, the banks, business and organized labor are all waiting to see if Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates tomorrow.

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