Migrant agricultural worker’s family. Seven hungry children. Mother aged thirty-two. Father is a native Californian. Destitute in pea picker’s camp, Nipomo, California, because of the failure of the early pea crop. 1936. Photographer Dorothea Lange. (Photo by The New York Public Library on Unsplash)

Industries that thrived during the Great Depression.

or, this has all happened before and it will all happen again.

We’re living through “interesting times.” Damnit.

Watching the chaos Covid-19 wreaks on the economy, our public social and healthcare infrastructures, and my house (the kids have been home for SIX DAYS, OMG!), it’s hard not to think about the…