<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>The History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/was-2011-really-year-protester">whether 2011 should be called the “year of the protestor”</a><br> Zero Hedge on <a href="http://www.zerohedge.com/news/things-make-you-go-hmmm-such-common-currency">similarities between Europe’s common currency under Charlemagne and the euro</a><br> The Big Picture on <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/01/100-years-of-new-york-real-estate/">the evolution of the Manhattan housing market</a><br> The American Spectator on <a href="http://spectator.org/archives/2012/01/09/road-runners">the federal government’s role in improving roads</a><br> Lawyers, Guns and Money on <a href="http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2012/01/this-day-in-labor-history-january-1-1994">how NAFTA affected U.S. jobs</a><br> U.S. Intellectual History on <a href="http://us-intellectual-history.blogspot.com/2012/01/now-what-reflections-on-historicizing.html">the development of American conservatism</a></p> </body> </html>