Great depression

Cutting taxes for the wealthy does not amount to an investment in the middle class, and it neglects the looming issue of job displacement in our tech-driven world.
On the whole, we're not preparing ourselves for our later years.
In many past blog posts the concept of generational differences within the LGBT community have come up. I’ve never delved
Construction was one of the most dangerous professions at the time.
In part one of a two-part conversation at his home in Hawaii, American musician Willie Nelson tells KCRW's "Scheer Intelligence
A de-escalation of cold war rhetoric and belligerent actions between the U.S. and Russia should lead to a more productive
"As mass production has to be accompanied by mass consumption, mass consumption, in turn, implies a distribution of wealth
Whichever party wins the White House in 2016 could find itself unable to make good on its vision and promises, reaping a whirlwind of difficulties instead.
In tonight's debate and throughout the remainder of the campaign, Hillary Clinton should take direct aim at the economic plan Donald Trump announced in a recent speech at the Economic Club of New York.
In 1991, John Geer, now the Vice Provost for Academic and Strategic Affairs at Vanderbilt University published an interesting
Having lived my eight decades -- and proud of it -- I am able to say that this is not the worst time in our history or in my lifetime. Race riots and lynchings were rampant during my early years -- segregation and injustice abounded, but there was a sense that for all the unspeakable cruelties we were going forward -- that the country was better than the crimes that a few committed.
The major debate during this campaign season seems to be over the economy. Who has it benefited and who was left behind? Sanders says we aren't spending enough to create more jobs, and Trump wants to build walls to keep any more jobs from leaving the U.S.
During the 1930s renowned photographer Berenice Abbott embarked on a five year documentation of the gritty streets of Depression Era New York City. Inspired by Eugene Atget's photo documentary series of Paris, Abbott sought to document the ever transforming streets of New York to serve as a record of the history of America.
Serious people are now using the "f word" - fascist - to describe the Donald Trump phenomenon.
The critics of the financial reform Dodd-Frank Act are fond of saying that it doesn't work -- some going so far as to say that the financial system is just as much at risk as it was in 2008, if not even more so.
The next time an American voter asks Bernie Sanders what he means by "socialism," this is what I would whisper in his ear...