Great Depression

Inauguration Day

Why Herbert Hoover was a giant of the 20th-century: A Q&A with biographer Ken Whyte

Hoover was viewed as the most competent man in America for feats such as saving 10 million from starvation during WWI

Ben Bernanke: ’A terrible, almost surreal moment’

The former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve on halting the financial panic in 2008 and the fallout of the worst crisis since the Great Depression
Tearing apart America

How unemployment is tearing America apart

With 25 million out of work or underemployed, the U.S. is in the grips of a jobs depression
A reminder, on Canada Day, of how far we have come

A reminder, on Canada Day, of how far we have come

While we celebrate Canada Day, Maclean’s takes a look back
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How Keynes became cool again

But can the ’foul-mouthed elitist’ save the world from economic catastrophe 60 years after his death?
Inflation 1933

Is Inflation Desirable?

From February 1933: To increase Dominion notes in proportion to current Government deficits . . . . is a thoroughly unscientific and dangerous policy