By Kirsten Salyer

The Atlantic on the biggest bank bailouts in history
The Public Domain Review on commentator Will Rogers's message to bankers (audio)
Real Time Economics on the slow growth in disposable income since the recession
History News Network on the hollowing out of the U.S.
National Review Online on how history shows higher taxes don't mean higher revenue
Owen Zidar on 50 years of federal income tax changes
Wonkblog on the death of think tanks
New Bedford Whaling Museum on a historic whaling database

Read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.

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