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Debating whether Detroit is on an upward trend

There is some disagreement about whether Detroit is on the rebound:

Michigan State political scientist Laura Reese and Wayne State urban affairs expert Gary Sands have written an essay “

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Sociology

How Adolf Hitler Tackled Financial and Economic Crisis Within Three Years

To deal with the massive unemployment and economic paralysis of the Great Depression, both the US and German governments launched innovative and ambitious programs.

Although President Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal” measures helped only marginally, the Third Reich’s much more focused and comprehensive policies proved remarkably effective. 4,782 more words

Historical Revisionism

Still possessed: Investors in America’s housing-finance giants lose in court

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Homebuying in January the highest in a decade

Some news from the American housing market: home sales were up in January.

Home sales rose 3.3 percent in January from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.

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Sociology

How economic boom times in the West came to an end - Marc Levinson. 

Unprecedented growth marked the era from 1948 to 1973. Economists might study it forever, but it can never be repeated. Why?

The second half of the 20th century divides neatly in two. 3,238 more words

Poverty & Inequality

Bouncing back: Asia’s exports rebound

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The world’s export dynamos shrug off the threat of a trade war, for now

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Defending President Trump Is Becoming More Difficult

The author with a Trump cut-out at CPAC March 2016. (This photo is from Myra’s personal archives and did not appear with the National Review piece below.) 973 more words

Economic Crisis