Tag Archives: Economic Bill of Rights

Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

    Source: The New Democrat When you look at the New Deal from President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, you see the creation of the American public safety net. With things like retirement insurance, which is what Social Security … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Dr. King’s Economic Bill of Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat President Franklin Roosevelt had an Economic Bill of Rights that he released to the public after the New Deal. He tried to pass it in I believe 1944 and it had … Continue reading

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Brent Abrahamson: President Franklin Roosevelt’s Second Bill of Rights Speech

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt became President in 1933 he obviously inherited the Great Depression and created the New Deal to respond to it. By the early 1940s, we were committed to World War II thanks to Japan bombing Pearl … Continue reading

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