Friday, March 06, 2009

The Rise of Recession Blogs...

We're all getting killed these days, and it's only human nature to want to vent. Our 401ks are decimated, and if we haven't yet been laid-off then we're at least nervous about facing that Day of Reckoning somewhere on the horizon. Heck, even the Wall Street Journal published a piece yesterday saying that there is a 20% chance we're falling into a Great Depression.

In these times of plunging stock markets, job anxiety, and bill-paying paranoia, a new phenomenon is taking shape that may come to define the current economic crisis for future historians... the rise of "Recession Blogs".

Adam Cohen of the New York Times has put together a fascinating list of blogs that offer a range of opinions, firsthand accounts, and advice related to the recession. Here are a few of the best:

The iconic images from the Great Depression may have been black-and-white photographs of migrant workers and film reels depicting bread lines. But it's looking more likely that it'll be angry bloggers who define this economic crisis. For better, or for worse.


At 12:18 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks Rob! I hope you're doing well. I still have my cereal and dried beans. I just hope that doesn't go away.

At 1:39 PM, Blogger Robert J. Domanski said...

Two words for you, Rachel... "Cabbage Soup".

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