Economists See A Rising Threat of Recession

The economic recession feels as though it were just yesterday. I vividly remember the mixed feelings when Senate and House leaders announced a tentative deal to pass President Bush’s plan to purchase $700 billion in “troubled assets” in order to stabilize the financial system. I remember anxiously watching the bill fail in the House and…
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New Study Shows American Dream Fading Among America's Youth

The definition of the “American Dream” has changed over time. During the nation’s founding the term was wrapped up in the New World mystique in which everyone had the opportunity to own their own piece of land. In the 19th century, as the young nation was flooded by immigrants from Ireland, Germany, Italy, and other…
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