<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>Naked Capitalism on <a href="http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/08/moe-tkacik-student-debt-the-unconstitutional-40-year-war-on-students.html?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+NakedCapitalism+%28naked+capitalism%29&amp;utm_content=Netvibes">the 40-year war on students<br></a>History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/did-monica-lewinsky-really-save-social-security">whether Monica Lewinsky saved Social Security</a><br> Slate on <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/business/transport/2012/08/pallets_the_single_most_important_object_in_the_global_economy_.html">the historic importance of the pallet</a><br> The New York Times Magazine on <a href="http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/10/back-to-the-far-fetched-future/">predictions of the future from 1964</a><br> Wonkblog on <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/08/17/how-both-voters-and-politicians-misjudge-recessions/">how people think recessions are rarer than they are</a> <br><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>