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The Great Depression

Discover how one of the darkest economic times in American history helped the nation reinvent itself.

The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. 1,253 more words

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Stella by Starlight

Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper is a nominee for the 2016-17 South Carolina Children’s Book Award.

Stella by Starlight takes place in the segregated South during the Great Depression, and it doesn’t shy away from the racism, hatred, and fear that was so prevalent at the time. 407 more words

Chapter Books

Jobs For Those Displaced by Automation

Some people have suggested that government jobs similar to those created during the Great Depression to build and repair infrastructure would absorb workers replaced by automation. 117 more words

WWII Did Not Bring the U.S. Out of the Depression

Anytime war looms, which is almost every year for the United States, always undeclared, of course, but justified somehow through convoluted rationale of a threat to national security, people, in their last refuge of defending the bombing of innocent people love to reference WWII and how that war brought us out of the Great Depression.   729 more words

Tom Woods

Rewards Are Just So Nice

If I have heard it a hundred times, I have said it two hundred: Poor people have poor ways.  I am not talking about destitute; that is a whole different animal.  618 more words

Life Situations

The Importance of Fascism in End Stage Capitalism

The Coming Struggle for Power

by John Strachey

Victor Golancz Limited (1932)

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Book Review

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