Former Federal Reserve chair Janet L. Yellen told the New York Times on Wednesday that she backs an effort to have Harald Uhlig fired as editor of a prestigious economic journal that began because he opposed “defund the police.”

Uhlig, a professor at the University of Chicago, edits the Journal of Political Economy — and happens to support the Black Lives Matter movement. However, he criticized it for looting and riots, and for calling to “defund the police.”

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https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2020/06/11/former-fed-chair-janet-yellen-backs-effort-to-fire-economist-who-opposed-defund-the-police/