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House Dem: GOP plan to cut spending with debt ceiling is ‘legislative terrorism’ l House News bit.ly/Wt0p9l
Life in the Fast Lane: Racing to Identify Species as Biodiversity Shrinks l National Science Foundation 1.usa.gov/WsaGm9
Education Council selection is underway. We encourage parents to nominate themselves for a seat! l NYC Schools on.nyc.gov/138QFXn
House GOP seeks to abolish IRS, replace income tax with consumption tax l House News bit.ly/WsbRC9
DYK African-Americans have an increased risk for glaucoma? l Women’s Health go.usa.gov/gG7W
Secretary’s Column: Looking Ahead to #2013 l Department of Agriculture ow.ly/gyIGT
Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments
Interested in some context to financial crises? Check out this interactive timeline l Chicago Fed ow.ly/gyK3K
Examine how social networks, payments and banking intersect l KC Fed ow.ly/gyLef
Megan Cohen blogs on the piggy bank’s origin and evolution l NY Fed bit.ly/XqrsYN
The global financial & economic crisis in 2008 has reawakened interest in fiscal policy l World Bank ow.ly/gyLJz
Teachers, how do you explain the quasi-governmental nature of the Fed? Let the Classroom Economist help l Atlanta Fed goo.gl/SLwH3
16% of sub-Saharan Africans use mobile phones for banking, vs. 3% in the rest of the developing world l World Bank http://bit.ly/UcBImB
Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important government and central bank articles of the week.