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# Great Depression

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# Donald Trump
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.
# 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!
# Photography
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.
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.
# In Pictures
In colour: America through World War II
Amazing colour photos from the 1930s and 1940s.
# US Census
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.
# Debt Crisis
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.
# Ratings Agency
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.