1. Final Post

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    December 10, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    For my final post, I wasn’t quite sure what I would focus on. That is, until I remembered I had …
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  2. Steinbeck: Harbinger of God’s Wrath

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    December 7, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    There is a sense in The Grapes of Wrath that large-scale greed of the Banks and Corporations will be punished: …
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  3. When “I” Turns to “We”

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    December 7, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    I think John Steinbeck would have liked Rick Mercer. A lot. What Rick Mercer does on television is what Steinbeck …
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  4. The Bank Monster is Still Hungry…

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    December 5, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    I was watching a documentary the other night (Why Poverty: Welcome to the World aired at 10:00 pm on Monday, …
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  5. And the Word was Made Flesh

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    December 5, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    Steinbeck’s title echoes the cry that the vintage produced from the grapes of wrath will be a bitter one, one …
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    December 1, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    Originally posted on Bridges:
    Walt Whitman describes, in Democratic Vistas, the world of business as being full of corruption, self-interest…

  7. The Big Question…

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    November 6, 2012 by jeanettemccurdy

    Is the current economic crisis as bad as The Great Depression? This question comes up often when discussing The Great …
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