Category Archives: Economy

Vintage Schoolbook Illustration Arithmetic

Equal Pay Day- Catch Up Time

  On Equal Pay Day we again learn about uneven division. Today is our annual reminder that women’s pay is not in fact equal to men’s. It’s that annual point in the year when the average woman’s pay catches up

Vintage Schoolbook Illustration Arithmetic

Equal Pay Day- Catch Up Time

  On Equal Pay Day we again learn about uneven division. Today is our annual reminder that women’s pay is not in fact equal to men’s. It’s that annual point in the year when the average woman’s pay catches up

Great Hemline Battle 1970 Mini v.s. Midi

1970 was a year of great cultural divides. Alongside war protests and racial unrest, women were in revolt. But in a year of turmoil there was one divisive issue that  captivated the media. A hot button topic if ever there

Great Hemline Battle 1970 Mini v.s. Midi

1970 was a year of great cultural divides. Alongside war protests and racial unrest, women were in revolt. But in a year of turmoil there was one divisive issue that  captivated the media. A hot button topic if ever there

Income Inequality A Chilling History

Depressing news- income inequality in America isn’t new. Frigid winters during the Great Depression could be particularly cruel as the chasm between the toasty haves and the chilly have not’s grew wider. Decked out in their luxurious Russian Lynx or

Income Inequality A Chilling History

Depressing news- income inequality in America isn’t new. Frigid winters during the Great Depression could be particularly cruel as the chasm between the toasty haves and the chilly have not’s grew wider. Decked out in their luxurious Russian Lynx or

vintage illustration American freedoms

Guns, Democracy and the American Way

  What you may ask, is more fundamental to the American Way of Life than a gun? Who could argue that gleaming AK 47 automatic rifle is a shining and powerful example of our basic rights which protect the dignity

vintage illustration American freedoms

Guns, Democracy and the American Way

  What you may ask, is more fundamental to the American Way of Life than a gun? Who could argue that gleaming AK 47 automatic rifle is a shining and powerful example of our basic rights which protect the dignity

Vintge Comic Richie Rich

GOP Tax Scam – A Win For Richie Rich

Oh the poor, rich! Our hearts bleed for the long neglected 1% Finally their whiny desperate cry for help is not falling on deaf ears. Noble and righteous Republicans have come to their rescue riding on their high white horses

Vintge Comic Richie Rich

GOP Tax Scam – A Win For Richie Rich

Oh the poor, rich! Our hearts bleed for the long neglected 1% Finally their whiny desperate cry for help is not falling on deaf ears. Noble and righteous Republicans have come to their rescue riding on their high white horses

vintage illustration men toasting

Republican Winners Take All

  Hoist a Baccarat cut crystal tumbler of 24-year-old BenRiach scotch whiskey ( distilled during the Reagan years) and toast the return of Republican power. Despite being voted in bigly by the “little guys,” corporate powers and the wealthy elite

vintage illustration men toasting

Republican Winners Take All

  Hoist a Baccarat cut crystal tumbler of 24-year-old BenRiach scotch whiskey ( distilled during the Reagan years) and toast the return of Republican power. Despite being voted in bigly by the “little guys,” corporate powers and the wealthy elite

Vintage photo father and son factory worjers

Job Security a Thing of the Past -Vanishing America

Job security in a big manufacturing plant has gone the way of the tailed fin automobile. Today both are quaint notions, remnants of that mythological American dream past. The promises offered by  manufacturing was always a secure path to the

Vintage photo father and son factory worjers

Job Security a Thing of the Past -Vanishing America

Job security in a big manufacturing plant has gone the way of the tailed fin automobile. Today both are quaint notions, remnants of that mythological American dream past. The promises offered by  manufacturing was always a secure path to the

mather company business poster

Motivating the American Worker

There was a time when loyal workers truly rooted for the firm. Our  family owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late

mather company business poster

Motivating the American Worker

There was a time when loyal workers truly rooted for the firm. Our  family owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late

vintage illustration mid century men in hats

A Field Guide To Mid Century Male Power Brokers

Gals, no reason to worry your pretty little heads trying to figure out that big old scary economy. You  can rest assured that America’s economy will be in safe hands ( albeit tiny) under Donald Trump’s all boys club administration.

vintage illustration mid century men in hats

A Field Guide To Mid Century Male Power Brokers

Gals, no reason to worry your pretty little heads trying to figure out that big old scary economy. You  can rest assured that America’s economy will be in safe hands ( albeit tiny) under Donald Trump’s all boys club administration.

Urban Middle Class – A Thing of the Past

“Want to build a wall around Manhattan?” asks this 1948 ad for Goodyear. Well in 2016 one has already been built. Billionaire Donald Trump’s pipe dream of wanting to build a wall along the Mexican Border of the U.S. may

Urban Middle Class – A Thing of the Past

“Want to build a wall around Manhattan?” asks this 1948 ad for Goodyear. Well in 2016 one has already been built. Billionaire Donald Trump’s pipe dream of wanting to build a wall along the Mexican Border of the U.S. may