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Today's Obsession: Depression-Era America

My Twitter stream yielded this amazing link the other day: a huge gallery of circa-1940 color photographs. The images are breathtaking; color photography was possible in those years, but nearly unheard of outside of those who could afford a luxury like a camera. This is such a beautiful look at the America that existed...

Today's Obsession: Wealth Distribution

Here, at Business Insider, is an article exploring in visual chart form the distribution of wealth in the United States. In short, nobody has been this bad off (except, it seems by these numbers, the top 10% of the wealthy) since the 1920s. My take on this is that we’re actually experiencing the aftershocks...