Great Depression

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a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment


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The editors of the collection suggest that recent years have seen "an explosion" of interest in the 1688 Revolution; this is probably an oblique reference to Harris's 2006 monograph (Revolution: The Great Crisis of the British monarchy, 1685-1720, London) and Steven Pincus's 2008 veritable doorstopper, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven).
The Fed insists that it is blameless -- the same absurd position that it took in the aftermath of the Great Crisis of 2008-2009, when it maintained that its excessive monetary accommodation had nothing to do with the property and credit bubbles that nearly pushed the world into the abyss.
Indeed, I believe there are many parallels between the responses of great crisis leaders I saw aboard ship and those I have witnessed ashore in D.
It goes without saying, he said, that the economy is in such a great crisis that achieving this is not going to happen from one day to the next.
But now it has a different place in history: It was the place that the leaders of the advanced economies collectively decided that the battle on the great crisis of 2008 had been won, and the time to pivot toward fiscal austerity and tighter money had arrived.
Oh yes, we are in a great crisis only leading Serie A and being in the next stage of the Champions League.
In many cases the establishment of non-democratic regimes early in the first part of the last century was determined by the great crisis of 1929 followed by a combination of an inability of the structure of the state and its actors to resist the authoritarian prospective.
Great crisis plans can quickly crumble through breakdowns in what under normal circumstances would be an effective chain of command.
The index confirms the great crisis experienced by the construction sector," the federation said.
The great crisis that hit Europe and the numerous announcements for an economic boom given in the pre-election period, were important factors that had an effect on the grades of experts who graded the economic achievements of the government from 1 to 5 for newspaper Dnevnik.
He said Balochistan is in great crisis, lives and wealth of masses are not secured due to the deteriorating law and order situation and added that it was the responsibility of the state to protect the fundamental rights of masses.
This is a moment of great crisis for our country, but it is from moments like these that new directions are set.
Except for this, the country is facing a great crisis whose genesis rests in the bad governing and failure of this government.
During the run-up to World War II, Winston Churchill, speaking in Parliament, lamented "the years that the locusts hath eaten" - the period during which preparatory action to face the great crisis of his day (the rise of Continental fascism) could have been taken, but was not.
The document also warns that the institution of marriage is "in great crisis," citing as one reason the "anti-scientific bias which holds, in complete absence of empirical proof, that non-heterosexual inclinations are genetically determined, irresistible and akin to innate traits like race, gender and eye color.