Rising Up 8/31/2022
This week, well examine Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powells announcement to raise interest rates again, as his method of reining in inflation while warning of pain to ordinary Americans. Mike Mitchell with Groundwork Collaborative will explain why raising interest rates is precisely the wrong thing to do. Then, in the wake of President Biden's announced loan forgiveness program, we'll turn to Professor Devin Fergus at the University of Missouri about why college is so expensive to begin with. Finally, acclaimed expert on policing and criminalization, Andrea Ritchie will join me to discuss the book she has just co-written with Mariame Kaba, called No More Police: A Case for Abolition.
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