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It's the economy, students

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post encouraging students to localize the story of our economic situation. With the stock market still free-falling this week after a $700 BILLION rescue package was announced by the federal government, now might be a good time to reissue that call.

Searching Uwire, I’m still seeing a lot of opinion stories, but few localized stories.

Here are a few that I found to get the brain going:

For some background, I still recommend “The Giant Pool of Money” from NPR and This American Life, and also the latest TAL program on the economy: “Another Frightening Show About the Economy.”

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