10 Oct Prosperity not the key to happiness
THE global economy appears to be teetering on the brink of collapse and the “D” word is being freely bandied about. The very idea of an economic depression has most people recoiling in horror.
The symbolic power of the word is entrenched in the images we have been fed: grey photos of forlorn and destitute people from the 1930s.
Histories of that era inevitably concentrate on the worst aspects of the disaster. But just how miserable was it really?
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