A weekly round-up of articles and essays selected by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy staff. Happy Friday, all! (PS - We're extending Memorial Day at the Park into Tuesday; we'll be open 9am - 7pm, join us!)
"Second only to the Interstate Highway, the Tennessee Valley Authority was the most coherent physical idea the United States ever had." Has Frances Perkins' life work been in vain? Dictionaries exclude words like acorn to make room for words like blog - landspeak.
"Scarcity steals mental capacity wherever it occurs." (The very fascinating science behind scarcity its multitude of forms.) And Ireland could become the first country to legalize same-sex marriages by popular vote.