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Eugene Fama and the simulative effects of fiscal policy

Eugene Fama argues that government bailouts and stimulus plans seem attractive when there are idle resources – when there is unemployment such as in a recession or depression including in the 1930s. 427 more words

Macroeconomics

We Get Bad Analysis when Statists Write Economic History

When major changes occur, especially if they’re bad, people generally will try to understand what happened so they can avoid similar bad events in the future. 1,523 more words

Economics

Protest Songs: A look at ‘Strange Fruit’ and ‘Brother, can you spare a dime?’

The 1920s and 30s in America was a time of racial discrimination for the black people while economically it was time of the Great Depression. Times were not only hard but also scary with hatred and desperation flowing across the cities and plains of America. 615 more words

Education

FASHIONS OF 1934 - MUSICAL (1934)

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Entreprenuership is the solution

When a recession bites and companies and jobs start to disappear there is often a demand for government intervention to counteract these effects…

The Austrian economist… 203 more words

Reviewed: "Bittersweet" by Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough’s BITTERSWEET is the story of four sisters, two sets of twins, who are bound by ties stronger than simply those of familial blood. It seems like a lot of main characters but McCullough does justice to each of the sisters. 467 more words

Reviewed

Review of A Year Down Yonder

What was it about?

During the 1937 recession, Mary Alice is forced to leave her Chicago family to live with her grandmother in a small, remote Illinois town. 555 more words

Children's/Coming-of-Age