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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: Henry Wallace- Undoing The New Deal

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Vice President Henry Wallace, was President Franklin Roosevelt’s Vice President from 1941-45. This was the term that President Roosevelt moved left on economic policy while still being a strong anti-Communist … Continue reading

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Forward With Roosevelt: Paul M. Sparrow- FDR’s Four Freedom’s Speech Remastered

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus President Franklin Roosevelt with his Four Freedoms speech, was essentially arguing for a society where everyone would be free not to have to go without. Because there would be a … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: Opinion- David Woolner- Seeking The Four Freedoms is as Important Today as it Was 74 Years Ago

Huffington Post: Opinion: David Woolner: Seeking The Four Freedoms is as Important Today as it Was 74 Years Ago If today’s so-called Progressives, believe that Hillary Clinton is going to run for President as the female Bernie Sanders and the … Continue reading

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The Nation: The Almanac- Richard Kreitner: FDR Signs The Emergency Act, Launching The New Deal: March 9, 1933

Source:The New Democrat Plus If you think President Barack Obama had it tough when he became President of the United States back in 2009, imagine being President Franklin Roosevelt when he became President in 1933. A country where the economy … Continue reading

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The U.S. Presidents: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography

      Source: The U.S. Presidents: Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography The President who brought progressivism into law in America with the creation of the American safety net. Progressivism as a movement and a political philosophy had been around much longer … Continue reading

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PBS: The Great Depression- The New Deal Response

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal In 1933 when Franklin Roosevelt became President of The United States he inherited the Great Depression. Basically an economy that was sinking and collapsing with basically no money anywhere, or … Continue reading

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All Histories: New Deal 1930’s Government Promotional

Source: All Histories: New Deal 1930’s Government Promotional The New Deal I believe has a mixed bag when it comes to the Great Depression as far as how it dealt with the Depression. Social Security and the minimum wage and … 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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Guardian Mary Silver: President Franklin D. Roosevelt- Fireside Chat on The Great Depression

Source: Guardian Mary Silver: President Franklin Roosevelt- Fireside Chat on The Great Depression The fact that President Franklin Roosevelt was speaking about a recession in America in 1938, is pretty good evidence that five years after becoming President of the United … Continue reading

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