Meet Federal Reserve  Chairman Greenspan 

What happens when the Fed raises rates? 

The Fed's special walls of secrecy 

FedSpeak (and the divine right of the rich) 

Tthe Fed's structure 

Fed Up? 
Ideas for action 

Contacts & Information 

Definitions of Basic Economic and fed-related Terms 



We like to think this is a democratic society; that in the United States, citizens and their elected representatives debate and decide the really important questions.

But this is emphatically untrue when it comes to some of the biggest decisions of all. Will wages rise or fall? Will there be jobs or unemployment? Will ordinary people be able to afford a mortgage, a credit card, or a loan for a car or college?

Who is Alan Grenspan and 
why is he threatening my job?