I think it’s important to remember, when we talk about the economy, that a private sector job and a public sector job are not the same things. They’re not equivalent. I’m not saying public sector jobs aren’t important. But a private sector job pays for itself.
(quoted in “Paul Krugman Destroys GOP’s Talking Points On Government Jobs” by Jeff Spross)
The Workings of Gradual Emancipation in Pennsylvania - In 1780, the Pennsylvania legislature passed a law ending slavery in the state—but not yet. This blog post from the Manuscripts and Archives Department o...
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