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Trump's Deportation Idea Similar To 1930s Mass Removals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago. 771 more words



It started with Stella Atkinson’s skirt. On the first day of school, she walked straight to the first desk in my art classroom with a two-inch black panel hanging like an afterthought at the end of her hem. 439 more words

Family History

Migrant Mother

For my third large scale, I am using Dorothea Lange’s famous photograph ‘Migrant Mother’ as my image. This time I am choosing a different tonal range than greyscales, as I feel it will get too repetitive if I continue with the greyscales. 698 more words

Original Artwork

We Have the Tools We Need

This blog is mostly about ways to create resilient and prosperous households, neighborhoods and communities, or, as implied in the picture above, ways to “do stuff”. 768 more words


Stock market early morning report August 28th, 2015

The stock market has just opened and it’s going down again. The volume is still high and will probably remain on a high level. It is not all about China; it is like reported in the last days fundamental. 273 more words

Get Rich - Through Investing

Weekly Bite of Yiddishkayt: I Remember the Great Depression

With the stocks in the news so much this week, we couldn’t help but think of this clip from Arthur Klein, z”l, about his memories of the Great Depression.

Wexler Oral History Project


Episode 2


Aimee slipped unbidden into my dream last night, which brought to mind my grandmother’s fascination with her.

Aimee Semple McPherson was a Los Angeles evangelist and media celebrity from the 20’s and 30’s, the largest among the flurry of religious salesmen, all of whom were selling salvation, a commodity always in demand, and which costs them nothing to supply. 449 more words