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Ninety years ago, during this week, a stock market crash -- later to be known as "Black Thursday" -- shook the global market. By this time, the dire warning signs of a severe economic downturn were felt around the world, ushering in the Great Depression.
We'll discuss the causes of this unprecedented globally-devastating economic downturn, the impacts, and the lessons learned. We'll also discuss the polices enacted under the New Deal -- by way of relief, recovery, and reform -- which profoundly expanded the scope of government.
Finally, as we fast-forward to 2019 -- are we headed for another significant economic downturn, amid global economic stagnation, rise of automation and trade wars?
More details to follow.