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Self-immolation, 3/4/1983. The counterarchive of the #Volcker Shock.
A robust debate proceeded about the ethics of the TV camera operators. But little occurred with regard to Reagan's or Volcker’s culpability. The great moderation, indeed.
One day later, here’s Reagan.
More from the counterarchive of the #Volcker Shock. After the Brewery closed in Peoria, IL, 70% of women at the battered women’s shelter had unemployed husbands (up from 33%). This was the cost of stabilizing inflation. #amwriting
It bears repeating and remembering just how violent the #Volcker Shock and #Reagan were for Native American communities.
"I suffer and my children suffer.” - member of the Washington D.C. Unemployment Council, 1983.

Her suffering was the cost of stabilizing inflation. #Volcker
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