<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>Disunion on <a href="http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/30/a-cheesebox-on-a-raft/">engineering the first U.S. ironclad ship</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/what-i-told-hedge-fund-managers-miami">what really caused the "Great Recession"</a><br> The Atlantic on <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/01/where-did-all-the-workers-go-60-years-of-economic-change-in-1-graph/252018/">60 years of losing U.S. manufacturing jobs</a><br> Washington’s Blog on <a href="http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/01/the-original-99-movement.html">General Butler and the original 99 percent movement</a><br> EconoMonitor on <a href="http://www.economonitor.com/blog/2012/01/the-twilight-of-the-leisure-class/?utm_source=contactology&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=EconoMonitor_Highlights%20-%20A%20Weekly%20Recap%20of%20some%20of%20the%20Best%20Pieces%20on%20EconoMonitor_10_27_111">the decline in conspicuous leisure</a><br> Center for Economic Policy Research on <a href="http://voxeu.org/sites/default/files/file/DP8513.pdf">austerity and anarchy in Europe from 1919-2009</a></p> </body> </html>