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Fed Reserve moves on mandates

One little-discussed, but very important, part of the federal government—along with its thousands of feds—is pressing ahead rapidly with COVID vaccination mandates, and in some cases ahead of the rest of the government’s schedule. 

The Federal Reserve Bank, an independent agency that works with the Treasury Department to manage the country’s banking system and economy, has major regional bank units with offices in New York, Boston, St. Louis, San Francisco, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Atlanta, Richmond, Va. and Kansas City, Mo. The far-flung organization employs nearly 20,000 people.

The agency, as reported by Reuters this week, is requiring its employees to get vaccinated—with some deadlines as soon as the beginning of next month. 

A handful of federal officials are quoted as sources in the piece, and it is noted that Federal Reserve officials have also been some of the most pointed advocates for more widespread vaccination in the U.S., as a crucial and needed step to stabilize the economy against COVID’s deleterious effects over the past year-and-a-half and continuing to this day. 

“Several measures of economic activity have shown improvement since the start of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, “ stated one official paper for example, published on the Fed Reserve website in June. “This [document] quantifies the impact of the rollout across four main dimensions of activity: spending, mobility, education, and employment.”

"All told, our results illustrate that a faster pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the first five months of 2021 not only improved health outcomes, but also supported economic activity," yet more research published on the Federal Reserve site observed, this one published this month. "As the global vaccine rollout continues, these results support the observation that the global economy will continue to recover from the slump of early 2020."

Reader comments

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

If you are mandated (coercion)by a quasi agency to get the shot and have an adverse reaction. Can you sue that agency? The Nuremburg protocols are against coercion, uninformed consent (they changed the definition of vaccine and even the statistics are lies) and experimentation on people. All 3 are involved in this. Fascism anyone?

Thu, Sep 16, 2021 cRAIG

End the Fed

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

So now that we have the most people vaccinated and/or that had Covid already, NOW is when everything is worse. The variants and issues are in hyperdrive thanks to the insidious "vaccine". Period. And you know what you can do with the "experts" that tell you otherwise...

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