Is It 1929 All Over Again?

Terrance Heath

It was 79 years ago today that the 1929 Wall Street Crash marked the beginning of America’s slide into the Great Depression. As we find ourselves in the middle of an economic crisis — during which the Great Depression has been referenced by just about everyone — I decided to mark the anniversary by talking with economist and author Robert Kuttner about how we got from the Crash of 1929 to Meltdown 2008, and how we can avoid a repeat of what followed the 1929 crash.

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