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Economic Growth as Salvation

For those of us concerned about socioeconomic trends and their consequences, Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth is one of the most important books we’ll see in 2016.  1,002 more words
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Resident State Trooper Michael Saraceno Discusses Arrest of 48-Year Fugitive, Robert Gordon Stackowitz

Sherman, Conn. (Town Tribune) – Whenever the Town of Sherman makes the headlines, it’s typically about something good. This time around, news quickly spread like wildfire across the Nation about how Robert Gordon Stackowitz, otherwise known as “Bob Gordon” the boat repairman to many residents, is a convicted felon and fugitive who escaped from a Georgia work camp prison almost 48 years ago and has been living in Sherman for more than forty years. 715 more words

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Equal Pay for Women and Good Ol' Cheap Labor

For those of us concerned about socioeconomic trends and their consequences, Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth is one of the most important books we’ll see in 2016.  997 more words
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Why DOMA is Unconstitutional or America's Grand Heritage of Egalitarianism

For those of us concerned about socioeconomic trends and their consequences, Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth is one of the most important books we’ll see in 2016.  1,187 more words
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Robert Gordon, the Heathen

R G Holdaway Family with Johnny Bell early 1930’sL to R Johnny Bell(cousin) Mary Elizabeth Perkins (Lizzie) with Kathleen Annie Lee Holdaway, Roscoe Gordon Holdaway, John Arthur Holdaway about 1930 (note how well-dressed the children are and Roscoes’s mended overalls. 768 more words

Memoir

23 Apr 2016 (AFR) - The inconvenient truth behind slowing world growth; Impending risks mean global growth won't return like it ought to

(23 April 2016, AFR, p19, by Alan Mitchell)

‘It’s getting on for a decade since the global financial crisis. Why is the world economy still struggling to recover, with the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde warning that “growth is fragile, growth is weak and risks on the horizon are increasing”? 85 more words

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