<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>Nouriel Roubini on<a href="http://www.economonitor.com/nouriel/2012/06/11/berlin-is-ignoring-the-lessons-of-the-1930s/"> Germany ignoring the lessons of the 1930s</a><br> The Center for Economic Studies on <a href="http://www2.census.gov/ces/wp/2012/CES-WP-12-12.pdf">the rise and fall of union membership</a><br> The British Museum on <a href="http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/galleries/themes/room_68_money.aspx">the history of money</a><br> The Big Picture on <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/07/investor-errors-neglecting-long-cycles/">the importance of paying attention to long secular cycles</a><br> Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/07/labour-mobility?fsrc=gn_ep">the decrease in American mobility</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/how-four-supreme-court-justices-misquoted-alexander-hamilton">Supreme Court justices misquoting Alexander Hamilton in the health-care dissent</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>