A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Some economists say the current financial crisis has exposed serious flaws in the U.S. version of capitalism: Why some believe we may be headed toward a more regulated, European style economic model.
- Peter Wallison Arthur F. Burns fellow in financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; served as general counsel of the U.S. Treasury department in the Reagan Administration
- William Greider national affairs correspondent for "The Nation" His most recent book is titled "Come Home, America"
- Kevin Phillips political and economic commentator. His most recent book is titled: "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism"
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