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Great Recession

  1. State Support for Colleges Declines As Student Diversity GrowsPublic higher education was hit hard by the Great Recession and a GOP wave in the states. Now, a more diverse student population may leave pols cold.
  2. July Jobs Report: 2017 Looking Exactly Like 2016It’s becoming monotonous to report, but it’s true: the slow but steady recovery continues, which could help Trump stabilize his shaky popularity.
  3. Deficit Scolds Are Holding the Unemployed HostageIf we can’t fix the debt, they will make us suffer.
  4. Why Republicans Have No Ideas About Mass UnemploymentMass unemployment is a huge distraction from the IRS scandal Benghazi Obamacare.
  5. The Arguments of the Great Recession Are Over. Hooray.The emptiness of intellectual vindication.
  6. New York City Has Recovered All the Jobs Lost in the Recession But that doesn’t mean unemployment isn’t up.
  7. Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate on Money Loaned to BanksOne-quarter of a percentage point.
  8. Bernanke Will Raise the Interest Rate When the Time Is RightHe has to wait for the Signs.
  9. Unemployment Fell to 9.7 Percent Last MonthDown from 10 percent, so … yay? No.
  10. As More Landlords Stagger Under Debts, Thousands of Tenants Face AbandonmentThe impending financial disaster at Stuyvesant Town has gotten plenty of ink, but it may only be the beginning of a nightmare for tenants citywide.
  11. Niall Ferguson: ‘People Just Have to Get Over the Fact That Their Wealth Wasn’t Worth What They Thought It Was’In which a famed demon of doom gets over himself.