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This clutch of books offers
an excellent retrospective on the recent stock-market crash, which
wiped out $8.5 trillion in market value.
Advocates are demanding not just equal but decent schools for all children.
Like mushrooms after a spring rain, signs pop up at this time of year in hardscrabble urban neighborhoods across the country, promising quick and easy money.
The President vows to exploit New York City, not aid it.
There are bigger American unions, but none that are feistier organizers than HERE (hotel and restaurant workers) and UNITE (historically garment and textile workers).
Sarah Anderson &
Thomas Friedman hasn't been this worked up about free trade since the anti-World Trade Organization protests in Seattle.
I'm an optimist by disposition, but some weeks it's hard to find evidence of progress in human affairs.
It is not exactly that he lies, but Alan Greenspan certainly ranks among the most duplicitous figures to serve in modern American government.
Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty in his State of the Union Message exactly forty years ago.
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