World War I

Amidst austerity, Britain spends to commemorate a war

Jun 28, 2013
Britain is spending $75 million on next year's commemoration of the outbreak of World War I. Some historians insist that for the money to be well spent, the commemoration must get the tone right.
Posted In: World War I, Britain

The history of the debt ceiling

Dec 26, 2012
History reveals a controversial task for the debt limit that goes all the way back to World War I.
Posted In: debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, World War I