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The Economic Crisis: How Did We Get Here?

The roots of the current crisis go some way back. After the 9/11 attack in New York, instability and fear pervaded financial markets. In order to steer the US and world economy out of a tight corner there was a reduction in interest rates and loosening of credit, encouraging people to borrow to sustain demand. 1,852 more words

World War II Normandy Omaha Beach Dog Tag Franklin

In spite of good ratings in terms of security, jobs, infrastructure, and other, the price of properties remain one of the most affordable compared to other American cities. 338 more words

Welcome to the Fall 2015 Semester at RU

As we start the 2015-16 academic year here at Roosevelt University, the Sustainability Studies program warmly welcomes our new first-year and transfer students, continuing students, and faculty to the Fall 2015 semester, which begins with delightful weather and high expectations for our program’s sixth year since its founding in 2010. 610 more words


A New Morality

“There are those who believe that a new modernity demands a new morality. What they fail to consider is the harsh reality that there is no such thing as a new morality. 52 more words


What Were Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communists Doing Around the Time of the Cairo Conference?

By Yang Jianli, published: September 1, 2015

“At the time of the Cairo Conference, although the US military had already gained the upper hand in the Pacific and was actively planning an Allied invasion of Europe, and despite the first glimmerings of hope for an Allied victory over Germany, Italy and Japan, another threat was already taking shape, this time within Allied ranks: it would grow to become the greatest and most persistent threat to global peace in the post-war era.” 2,498 more words

Philadelphia to Washington DC

This morning we had to be at the coach by 7.45 so it was another early morning. We headed out and our first stop, about an hour and a half out of Philadelphia was an Amish Village in Ronx, PA. 339 more words