Reform the Fed

"What do a Nobel Prize-winning economist and Sen. Bernie Sanders have in common? They both want to reform the Federal Reserve," Shay Totten blogged Monday at Seven Days. Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics is among leading progressive economists who agreed to advise Sanders on legislation to overhaul the Fed. Others in the select group include Robert Reich, secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton; economist James K. Galbraith; Jeffrey Sachs, a special adviser to United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; and author William Greider.

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Late last year, Sanders helped to pass legislation that required two special audits of the Fed