Great depression

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called Trump "grotesque" for his comments.
Congress has only written 21 laws this year, on pace to be the least productive gathering of lawmakers since the Great Depression, as members draw more headlines for confrontations than for public policy-making.
Jason Boog, author of "The Deep End," sees a template for writers and publishing workers today in the political activism of Great Depression writers.
Jobless workers in some states are still reporting difficulty applying for or receiving benefits.
The rate of joblessness is estimated to have peaked at 24.9% during the worst of the Great Depression.
"Make no mistake, it’s a really grave situation," said Kevin Hassett as Secretary Mnuchin said the economy will "bounce back" this summer.
On the eve on Anzac Day, Henry Lunney reflects on surviving the Great Depression, World War II and the deadly coronavirus.
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. could experience the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
But she's optimistic about a much swifter recovery because the economy was strong before the coronavirus pandemic.
What the patron saint of failed presidents can tell us about the current one.