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Redhead Quickie - Depression Era Series - Pt 3

Our featured poem from Langston Hughes is Homesick Blues. Home is not only where the heart is, and it isn’t always a physical location, but is a place where we are most our self. 309 more words

Writing

Library of Mistakes

For many of us, the Great Depression (1929)  is a history lesson, rather than a memory.  However, the more recent Great Recession (2008) may still be a lingering reality or a painful memory.  106 more words

Library Feature

Through the Eyes of Christ

Before my time

I remember hearing my dad talk about living through the Great Depression. He and my mother had been married only a couple of years when the stock market crashed in 1929. 287 more words

Christian Living

Free to Choose (Milton Friedman, 1980) – Anatomy of Crisis

Chapter One – The Power of the Market

Chapter Two – The Tyranny of Control

The third chapter is one of the most audacious and courageous works of Milton Friedman, addressing the Great Depression subject, one of most controversial fields of study in economics. 2,042 more words

Interventionism

Vámonos

Sign me up for a jello car, but I’m not so sure about the getting covered in honey part of this cartoon. It seems messy, and we already have an ant problem in the house.

Comics & Cartoons

One Minute Book Review - The Battlers by Kylie Tennant

At the height of the Great Depression of the 1930s it is estimated that 30,000 unemployed Australian men took to the road in search of work, often leaving their wives and children to struggle on in the cities and towns. 519 more words

Book Reviews