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Tag: Great Depression
  • Grapes of Wrath and Great Depression Myths

    When reading Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, one is painted a picture of corporate abuses over helpless people who are finally saved after years of struggle by the government. Steinbeck blames banks and the invention of the tractor and other machinery for displacing thousands of “Okies” who were no longer needed to attend to …

  • We’re Screwed

    Neeraj Chaudhary argues that we will soon be in the midst of a Great Depression much worse than the first. He opens with a frightening but nonetheless true revelation: With the mainstream media focusing on the country’s leveling unemployment rate, improving retail sales, and nascent housing recovery, one might think that the US government has …