Who's Really To Blame for Inflation?

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2022
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ANALYSIS

There are many takes on who's to blame for inflation. It's the president. It's the former president. It's supply chains. It's Russia. It's corporations.

With inflation now at 8.5 percent, understanding who is at fault matters. And with underlying issues ranging from the economic effects of COVID-19 and decisions made by central banks to policies enacted under recent presidential administrations and the interconnectedness of the global economy, there's plenty of blame to go around. 

Inflation is a general rise in the cost of goods and services. It can occur for two reasons: an increase in the supply...

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