Tag Archives: World War II

The Great Recession was less severe than the Great Depression because we do learn from history.

As is quickly becoming usual, Tina at Diotima’s Ladder asks excellent questions: Roosevelt and Obama: Did we avoid a Great Depression? | Diotima’s Ladder. For the past week I’ve been rushing home every night to catch The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Ken … Continue reading

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George Takei: Why I love a country that once betrayed me

This is an incredible video that I really wished I had shared yesterday, but better late than never!  George Takei, of Star Trek Sulu fame, talks about the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII and the bravery of those who fought … Continue reading

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