We asked a group of experts in economic history.
What the history of union movements can teach us about worker power during the pandemic.
The pitch for infrastructure projects recalls Depression-era investment in roads and bridges.
It’s been eight weeks since the CARES Act became law. Will the economic crisis it was meant to combat get as bad as the Great Depression?
Post-lockdown spending sprees are looking a lot less likely.
Since the crisis started, more than 33 million people have filed for unemployment.
...and there are many reasons why.
Proposed tariffs in three different industries — solar power, appliances and jets — echo the protectionist tariffs that helped deepen the Great Depression.
The Smoot-Hawley story you never learned in high school history class.