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Review: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Book: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Author: Mildred D. Taylor
Rating: 5 Stars

Basic plot: The Logan family must deal with the ugliness of prejudice in their Mississippi hometown during the height of the Great Depression. 540 more words

Middle Grade

New Deal Data Gone Awry

Critics of the New Deal assail the consensus history that… FDR’s social programs helped the US out of the Great Depression.  Their objections are based on two faulty parameters of statistical analysis: 173 more words

History

Did FDR End the Great Depression?

Did FDR help end the Great Depression? Did his New Deal improve an otherwise hopeless economy? Lee Ohanian, Professor of Economics at UCLA and consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, explains. 115 more words

Culture

A Contract With God

Eisner, W. (1978). A contract with God. New York: W.W. Norton Company. Paperback. $16.95 ISBN13: 9780393328042

As with any well-done graphic novel, the art adds to the meaning of the text in dramatic ways. 99 more words

Selling America

“Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows” is back!

 

I’ve been swamped with many responsibilities and projects since the day we were ordered to evacuate Savannah for Hurricane Irma in early September, and had to put the ongoing… 48 more words

Starr Trekking Blog

Selling America

Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows: Part 25

Selling America

This is Part 25 of a blog series titled “Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows.”
Although each entry in the series has some information and commentary that… 5,668 more words

Great Depression

10 Finance Books Worth Reading This Winter

People are always asking me for book recommendations. I came across this list from Bloomberg and thought I’d share.

They are categorized as finance-related, but all have interesting personal stories of their own. 689 more words