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#Great Depression

# great-depression - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Does the rise of populism mean we're returning to the 1930s? Some historians see striking parallels

“We are facing a cataclysmic moment,” British writer Simon Schama warned following the US election.

# great-depression - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman gave her 100-year-old mother the school graduation she never had Graduation Day

This woman gave her 100-year-old mother the school graduation she never had

The Great Depression prevented her from finishing school. But now she has her diploma!

# great-depression - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Working women, young soldiers and chemical warfare: A glimpse at World War II in colour

The following photos, from the US Library of Congress, give us a rare glimpse of life in the US during World War II in colour.

# great-depression - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Column: The untold story of two Irish workers… and this iconic picture Read Me This post contains images

Column: The untold story of two Irish workers… and this iconic picture

A chance discovery in a tiny Galway village set Seán Ó Cualáin on a voyage that led to the Rockefeller Center – and a new film.

# great-depression - Saturday 7 July, 2012

In colour: America through World War II In Pictures This post contains images

In colour: America through World War II

Amazing colour photos from the 1930s and 1940s.

# great-depression - Sunday 18 March, 2012

US set to release previously undisclosed 1940 census data

Historians say that records of 132m people will offer new details about a transformative decade in America amid the Great Depression recovery.

# great-depression - Friday 16 December, 2011

Lagarde: Europe's problems can't be solved by Europe alone

The IMF head and former French finance minister calls for a united global effort to avoid a 1930s-style meltdown.

# great-depression - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Public sector pensions hit (a bit) by new levy, mixed news on the money front, how Dublin is better than Paris, and how often do men really think about naughty things?

# great-depression - Saturday 13 August, 2011

How did ratings agencies become so powerful? Trains and recessions, that’s how

In the aftermath of the debt downgrade, people are wondering how S&P and the likes became so powerful. Here’s the answer.