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A significant and persistent shortfall in the number and quality of the jobs being created in G20 countries is affecting prospects for reigniting economic growth.

Debunking the Bogeyman: The power of the media pundits

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Moody's, Standard and Poor's (S&P), and, to a lesser extent, Fitch raked in billions of dollars during the wild prelude to the financial crisis of 2007-2008, which imploded the world economy.

Matt Taibbi, writing at the time for Rolling Stone (June 19, 2013), stated bluntly, "...we now know that the nation's two top ratings companies, Moody's and S&P, have for many years been shameless tools for the banks, willing to give just about anything a high rating in exchange for cash." Between 2002 and 2007, fees for the "Big Three" credit ratings agencies (CRAs) doubled from $3 billion to $6 billion.



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| July 22, 2014

How systemic problems keep women's wages low

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On #EqualPayDay2014, we need to recognize the gross unfairness of women's wages and call for pay equity legislation and living wages to address increasing inequality.

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