Day: October 15, 2020

‘We need to step forward’: Fed leaders call for new focus on race in the economy

15th October 2020

The comments from the leading Fed officials were the latest evidence of the central bank’s growing attention to persistent inequality in the economy — a gap that appears to be widening during the coronavirus pandemic. Black and Hispanic workers have been hit harder by the economic fallout from the Covid-19 lockdown than white workers. The […]

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