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Great Depression (1929)

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  • Memo to The New Yorker: yesterday's plutocrats weren't 'progressives'

    In a piece about the whining crybabies among our privileged 1%, James Surowiecki of the New Yorker compares the plutocrats of today to those of the past, to the contemporary breed's disadvantage.
  • Graffiti, Benghazi, and freedom of speech: Letters

    Graffiti on SunRail route My wife and I took our two grandsons, ages 9 and 7, for a ride on SunRail on opening day. Despite the crowds and the delays, it was a great adventure and a chance for them to be part of history in the making. Perhaps, 60...

    Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years

    Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years
    First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone. The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...

    Boardwalk Empire Season 4 episode 7 recap: ‘William Wilson’

     
    Running underneath the surface of Terence Winter's sprawling HBO series Boardwalk Empire for three and a half seasons has been a distinctly Marxian, heretical and all-too-true appraisal of 1920s America, boiling down to this: everything is a grift. It's...

    STOCK-tober: Trick, treat or crash?

    It looks like we'll make it through STOCK-tober without the 10th month's traditional heart-stopping fright. And I don't mean Halloween, even if it includes your elderly neighbor in that sexy-nurse costume. Which, I must say, is in extremely bad taste,...