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The Greatest Depression

  1. sad things
    Lenny Dykstra Is ‘Indigent,’ ‘Dazed’The former Met pleaded not guilty to bankruptcy charges today.
  2. the greatest depression
    The Rise of the Adult-Shaped ChildMore people in their 20s and 30s are moving back home.
  3. too big to fail
    So Who Gets to Be Hotter in the Too Big to Fail HBO Adaptation Than They Are in Real Life?Answer: most people.
  4. jobs jobs jobs
    Unemployment Holds at 9.6 Percent: Overall Jobs Lost, Private Employment Losing SteamThis is bad news.
  5. resurrections
    Bob Rubin Feels Loved AgainThe former Treasury secretary has found a young, firm … firm.
  6. math
    Government Spent Billions to Update the Résumés of Thousands of PeopleThe federal government has allocated $4.3 billion for training programs that a freakishly small amount of people are enrolled in.
  7. the greatest depression
    Overconfidence, Entitlement in Twentysomethings Threatened by Great RecessionAmerica’s youth are struggling with the idea that they may not get to do whatever they want.
  8. the greatest depression
    Stock Market Suffers Crisis of ConfidenceWe’re afraid of everything, including our own fear.
  9. the end of the great recession
    Ashton Kutcher Has Been Named ‘President of Pop Culture’ at PopchipsGet it? “Pop”?
  10. funemployment
    Most Americans Fail to Write Novel, Learn Italian in Spare TimeMost laid-off workers are just sleeping and watching TV.
  11. the greatest depression
    Florida Scofflaws: We Were Taken Advantage of by Elitist New York PaperForeclosed-upon Florida homeowners object to their characterization of themselves.
  12. the greatest depression
    Chamillionaire Is Latest Victim of Down Housing MarketRapper says his $2 chamillion house is now worthless.
  13. slideshows
    Latvians Stimulate Economy With ‘Blonde Parade’Riga: now leading the world in low-overhead, fail-safe stimulus programs.
  14. the greatest depression
    Homeowners Who Refuse to Pay Mortgages May Be First Genuine Heroes of the RecessionSome homeowners are opting to put their money into the economy instead of giving it back to the banks.
  15. the greatest depression
    Yesterday’s Wall Street Protest: A Good Time Was Had by AllCostumes, floats, and shiny sunglasses. Yesterday’s demonstrations were fun!
  16. the greatest depression
    New York City Is Wall Street’s Trophy WifeAnd we have an unfavorable prenup.
  17. the greatest depression
    The Dow Closed At 11005.97 Today!Who’s afraid to say the recession’s over, now?
  18. the greatest depression
    Finally, a Broadway-Style Song About Credit Default SwapsIt’s awesome.
  19. macho men who do tender things
    Adorable Truckers Knit Sweaters in DowntimeAmazingly, this is not a new Tumblr blog.
  20. social security
    Social Security Pay Out To Exceed Pay-In, Six Years Ahead of ScheduleThreshold seen as a “tipping point” by analysts.
  21. youth in revolt
    Twentysomething New Yorkers Are Living With Their Parents to Save MoneyBut is this really a mark of the recession?
  22. fallen idols
    Alan Greenspan on ‘Too Big to Fail’ Financial Institutions: My BadBut it wasn’t like he didn’t know what was going on, okay?
  23. the geithnerator
    Geithner: ‘People Should Be Angry’ About BonusesMaddow drills down on the “bonus thing.”
  24. the greatest depression
    Dodd Introduces Bill to Jump-start Financial Reform, Sets Aggressive TimelineThe Fed might be getting bigger.
  25. the greatest depression
    Recession Inspires Art, HoardingRecession-bound dad makes castle out of free Jell-O.
  26. first-world problems
    Recession Radically Transforms East HamptonLuxury retailers close up shop, residents forced to wear plaid.
  27. the greatest depression
    The House Passed the Jobs BillThe vote was 217–201.
  28. the greatest depression
    We Benefited More From the Bailout Than AnyoneYay, us!
  29. the greatest depression
    ‘Entry-Level’ Mansions Are Sitting Empty All Over ConnecticutNo one can get loans to live in them.
  30. the greatest depression
    Wall Street Seems to Be RecessionproofYay?
  31. the greatest depression
    Former Wall Street Professional Attempts To Break Into Competitive New York MarketCupcakes.
  32. the greatest depression
    Rich Decide Enough Is Enough With This Flying-Commercial BusinessWould rather suffer populist rage than have to travel with the populace.
  33. name that recession
    Another Point About the Naming of This RecessionAn alternate suggestion.
  34. the greatest depression
    Wall Street Bonuses Up 17 PercentThe big guys might have cut back this year, but overall, bonuses were up.
  35. today in outrage
    Daily Intel’s ‘Greatest Depression’ Unfairly Routed by Dull ‘Great Recession’Boring “Great Recession” added to AP Stylebook.
  36. the new normal
    Residents of Greenwich, Connecticut, Learn How to Settle for LessThe residents of the tony suburb to the north are forgoing Rolls Royces for more modest vehicles.
  37. the greatest depression
    The Deficit Is Getting Bigger$1.6 trillion here we come.
  38. neighborhood news
    Sometimes We Appreciate a Little Honesty in Job AnnouncementsThe Patriot in Tribeca is clear about what it wants in a bartender.
  39. grim things
    New York Unemployment Rate Worse Than It Has Been in a Long TimeNot even Melba Toast factories are safe.
  40. Unemployed? It Might Be Because You Are a Dumb Slob With No MannersHope that doesn’t make you nervous, because that’s bad, too.
  41. thinking about drinking
    There Are Lots of Reasons People Give for Why They Are Bringing Back Bar CartsBut we know the real one.
  42. the greatest depression
    It Just Doesn’t Feel Like Christmas in New York This YearSomething is amiss.
  43. grim things
    Joblessness Spreads in New YorkIt’s even hard to get a gig cleaning toilets.
  44. the greatest depression
    Congress Mulls Reinstating Glass-SteagallIt “is certainly under discussion,” says Steny Hoyer.
  45. the greatest depression
    Larry Summers Says the Recession is OverApparently “everyone agrees.”
  46. the greatest depression
    Frank Rich Really Liked Up in the AirThe George Clooney Oscar vehicle is gonna heal America!
  47. the greatest depression
    Obama Lays Out Strategy to Prevent a Jobs ‘Katrina’A subtle nod to Arianna Huffington?
  48. the greatest depression
    Bankers Now Taking Jobs Away From Old People, High-School StudentsFirst they blew up the economy. Now they’re stealing what few jobs are left.
  49. the greatest depression
    TARP Will Cost $200 Billion Less Than ExpectedObama wants to use the money to create jobs.
  50. the greatest depression
    Obama’s Job Strategy Will Be Disappointingly UnfunNo drugs, whores, or gambling? What’s the point?
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