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A massive failure of the private sector

Over at Salon, Andrew Leonard interviews Joseph McCartin, a Georgetown University professor who writes on the history of the labor movement. The whole interview is worth reading, but this portion really struck me for its clarity on the economic situation … Continue reading

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I am not despondent

In fact, I’m not particularly worried by this election. I am sorry to lose Betsy Markey. I am happy we’re keeping Michael Bennet. Some other good things happened in Colorado as well: all three tax-busting amendments were defeated, and the … Continue reading

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Moments in Time

The Jackrabbit Trading Post, Route 66, Arizona, taken in 2006. From the Library of Congress photo collection. Photo by Carol Highsmith, who has spent the past 16 years photographing the United States for the Library of Congress.

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Moments in Time

From the Akron Beacon Journal, March 25, 1913. Part of Captain Pearl Nye, Life on the Ohio and Erie Canal, a Library of Congress Digital Collection.

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Moments in Time

This is the the Woman Suffrage Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, 1912.

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