Great Depression Facts
Great Depression facts can be downright depressing and alarming, even in comparison to the facts of the recent Great Recession. The so-called Great Depression, which began with the Stock Market crash of 1929, is unequaled in its scope and ferocity. Continue reading
Krugman Says Financial Stimulus Was Success and Disaster.
We are now just beginning to pick ourselves up out of the dust vis a vis the Great Recession brought on by the recent housing crash.
– By Dan Weil (2014) Continue reading
Paul Krugman calls the American economy an immense failure…the past five years reflect “an immense failure of economic policy,” writes economist Paul Krugman in his New York Times column. And economic policies continue to fail, he stresses. Continue reading
Can the Black Income Gap Be Reversed in the United States? It is almost a socioeconomic axiom in America that black people are poorer than other Americans. Since racism took hold on an official basis in 17th century colonial America, Black people have been institutionally as well as personally blocked from attaining material security. Continue reading
Three Economists and Their Theories
We will begin “Three Economists and Their Theories” with reference to “Masters of Money.” This brilliant BBC television documentary examines the perilous state of the global financial system, using the Crash of 2008 as its starting point. Continue reading