Economic History Roundup

By Kirsten Salyer
November 30, 2012 5:23 PM EST
Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

PBS NewsHour on the U.S.'s historic struggle with debt and the role of federal government Harper's on the antimonopolist history of the popular board game Monopoly The Big Picture on changes in real median household income in the 21st century The Past Speaks on the appointment of Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of EnglandThe New York Times on the marriage of capitalism and conservatism over time The Wall Street Journal on how today's foreclosure laws arose out of a historical accident The Economist on the economics of raising the minimum wage

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