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Psychologist have written much about memories of early childhood, saying they cannot be trusted.  They claim the adult mind has a difficult time separating what is learned through repeated stories and what is learned from actual personal experience.   936 more words


Dulcie was not a snob

(Dear Reader – As is mentioned in the “About” section, these “Stories a Day” will end on 31st December 2014. However, the total number of stories will come to only 551. 253 more words

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What Really Ended the Great Depression

Source: The Daily Signal, by Stephen Moore, October 18, 2014

“What is history but a fable agreed upon?” as Napoleon once put it, and never has that been more true than the story of the Great Depression and its aftermath. 571 more words


Rounding Up Natives to Take Tea in Colonial Kenya

Rounding Up Natives to Take Tea in Colonial Kenya

By Maurice N. Amutabi

On February 24, 1929 staff from Agricultural extension office threw a security cordon around Luanda market in Western Kenya, rounding up natives in order to give a taste of tea. 117 more words


Farm During the Great Depression

My parents had a family farm on 80 acres in Cushing, Wisconsin. I was born in 1922; a doctor and a midwife delivered me at the farmhouse. 722 more words

Interesting Reads

Keiser Report 667 Interview with Antal Fekete

Second half of Episode 667 of the Keiser Report.  Max interviews Professor Antal Fekete about deflation, bonds, and how it is that the current European depression is worse than the Great Depression of the 1930s when Fekete was a child. 34 more words


John Dominis, "The Valley of Poverty" (1964)

American documentary photographer John Dominis, who recently passed away, is perhaps best known for his work with LIFE magazine. In his 1964 work titled “The Valley of Poverty”, Dominis brings attention to the fact that in the 1960s – a time when most of America had long recovered from the Great Depression of the 1920s, the people of the Appalachian region were still living through a great deal of poverty. 46 more words

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