History has shown that it is much easier to stay ahead of inflation than it is to play catch-up. By ignoring this basic truth, US policymakers are both missing a big opportunity and inviting economic disaster.
questions whether the Federal Reserve could carry out a successful monetary stabilization if needed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused hunger to spike, highlighting the need for radical reforms of the global food system to ensure its long-term resilience. But many fear that the United Nations Food Systems Summit on September 23 will entrench the current inequitable status quo instead of delivering real change.