February 1934

  • The Roosevelt Experiment

    "The Roosevelt experiment, in a word, is a systematic effort to put capitalism into leading strings of principle. It is to be the servant, and not the master, of the American people."

  • The Fight on the Securities Act

    "Last June, the Securities Act passed both houses of Congress without a dissenting vote.... Then began a well-subsidized campaign of propaganda against the Act to force its abolition under guise of amendment."  

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The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it."

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What's Your Favorite Slang Word?

From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

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Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

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Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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