“FED UP” PROTESTERS TO HIT PHILLY @ Politico

POLITICO’s Zachary Warmbrodt: “Activists lobbying against a Federal Reserve interest rate increase as part of the so-called ‘Fed Up’ campaign are planning to hold a protest targeting new Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia president Patrick Harker on Tuesday afternoon. Around 15-20 people including workers, small business owners and clergy are expected to participate in the protest, which is aimed at pressuring Harker to meet with the coalition and take a tour of low-income neighborhoods …

“Kendra Brooks, who leads the local Fed Up coalition and is an organizer for Action United, is attending Harker’s event but says she has been urging him to meet with more members of the community beyond the heads of non-profits and corporations … Brooks tried to get a commitment from Harker at the Fed’s symposium in Jackson Hole, and their chat is on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1MbBdOz

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