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Dickens, We Need You (and Also FDR)

With unemployment insurance set to run out next week, it’s time to invoke Charles Dickens’ “Christmas Carol.” FDR did so.

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Life for the Poor Is No Crystal Stair

NYT columnist Charles Blow appears to be channeling Langston Hughes as he gives advice to the poor.

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Jane Eyre’s Critique of the 1%

The critique in “Jane Eyre” of privileged classes who attack the poor anticipates today’s political scene.

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