The stock market is not even in principle supposed to be a measure of economic activity. It is supposed to represent the present value of future profits.
CounterSpin interview with Beth Haller on disability rights
When 2,000 people gathered on the White House lawn on July 26, 1990, for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it was largest gathering ever of journalists for a disability story—though most of them missed the fact that the White House itself lacked the accessible restrooms mandated by the act. Twenty-five years on, how much has changed?