In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, David is joined by economics professor Joshua William Mason and The Lever’s Julia Rock to discuss how the Federal Reserve under Jerome Powell is planning to curb inflation… by lowering workers’ wages.

In addition:

• David exposes the major problem with the January 6 hearings and how they may result in a better outcome for Republicans than Democrats.

• Interviews with Philadelphia City Councilmember Kendra Brooks and former Vermont Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman, both of whom have run successful campaigns as third-party candidates.

Click here for a rough transcript of the episode.

BONUS: Lever Time Premium, our extended weekly podcast for supporting subscribers, features The Lever’s Matthew Cunningham-Cook and Julia Rock discussing their personal theories about what’s really driving inflation and what the Biden administration should do about it.

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