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Where Is the Inflation?

Harlan Green | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

It's a pity more of those "inflationistas," who cry wolf at the slightest hint of rising prices, haven't visited the FDR Memorial where some of his most telling words are engraved, such as: "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little."

Let Eleanor Speak For Herself -- Fix The FDR Memorial

Martha Burk | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

Considering the 17 years Eleanor lived after her husband's death, it is possible that she said and wrote more about foreign policy than he did. Yet, as you stand in front of Eleanor's statue at the FDR memorial, she has nothing to say.

Censoring God From FDR's Memory

Conrad Black | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Conrad Black

The effort by junior administration officials to prevent the addition of any references to God from the speeches recorded on plaques at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC, is an outrage.

Modernisms' Olmsted: Lawrence Halprin dead at 93

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cameron Sinclair

When I moved to the Bay Area and heard the local design community speak of Lawrence Halprin, it was as a true living legend.