Monthly Archives: June 2013

Protests As Democratic Accountability

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably … Continue reading

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Expected June 2013 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Statement

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in May suggests that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions have shown some improvement in recent months, on … Continue reading

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Snowden’s Leak

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa A young man, Edward Joseph Snowden, not yet 30, intentionally made it his responsibility to inform his country of the scale and scope of post-9/11 American electronic surveillance in the United States and … Continue reading

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Stimulus, Recovery And The Markets

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa Text book economics and finance say financial markets rise and fall with the economy: when gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slows, financial market indices drop, and when GDP rises, the indices also … Continue reading

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