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General News    H3'ed 9/15/18

Ten Years After the Crash, We've Learned Nothing

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'Ten years ago, on Saturday, September 13th, 2008, the world was about to end.That was the New York Fed: all hands on deck, peak human panic. There are more accurate chronicles of the crisis period, including the just-released Financial Exposure. But history is written by the victors, and the banks that blew up the economy are somehow still winning the narrative. Persistent propaganda about what happened 10 years ago not only continues to warp news coverage, but contributed to a wide array of political consequences, including the election of Donald Trump. Here are the most  persistent myths about 2008:...'

 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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