A look at how the U.S. government has managed financial crises from the 1920s through the 2000s. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Hoopla.
We hear a lot about “the economy.” A reporter or politician might say the economy is strong, or that it’s not doing well. During times of crisis, there is much worry about how the economy will be affected. There is celebration when it shows signs of growth.
What is the economy, though? The stock market is often used as an indicator, but that is only one piece of the puzzle. The U.S. economy is complex and has a long history. It’s been through good times and bad, and we are all affected by its ups and downs.
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Critiquing common viewpoints from both ends of the political spectrum, the author proposes plans to reduce poverty. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.
Combining research with the stories of real Americans, the author explores the decline of the middle class and how to revive it.
Examines how corporations offer perks to the wealthy and create barriers for average people. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.