Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
<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>PBS NewsHour on <a href="http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/july-dec12/makingsense_11-27.html">the U.S.'s historic struggle with debt and the role of federal government</a><br> Harper's on <a href="http://harpers.org/blog/2012/10/monopoly-is-theft/">the antimonopolist history of the popular board game Monopoly</a><br> The Big Picture on <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/11/real-median-household-income-in-the-21st-century/">changes in real median household income in the 21st century</a><br> The Past Speaks on <a href="http://andrewdsmith.wordpress.com/2012/11/26/some-thoughts-about-the-appointment-of-mark-carney-as-governor-of-the-bank-of-england/">the appointment of Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England<br></a>The New York Times on <a href="http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/the-unhappy-marriage-of-capitalism-and-conservatism/">the marriage of capitalism and conservatism over time</a> <br> The Wall Street Journal on <a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2012/11/26/paper-foreclosure-laws-indebted-to-history-not-economics/">how today's foreclosure laws arose out of a historical accident</a><br> The Economist on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/11/labour-markets">the economics of raising the minimum wage</a><br><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/"></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>