Force Fed

Scheiber, Noam
March 2006
New Republic;3/6/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 8, p10
The article discusses former Princeton economist Ben Bernanke, who has been nominated by United States President George W. Bush to replace Alan Greenspan as new Federal Reserve chairman. Also nominated were University of Chicago professor Randall Kroszner and White House aide Kevin Warsh, who some believe may be unqualified.


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