Tag Archives: New Deal

The Honest Broker: Franklin D. Roosevelt- ‘I Welcome Their Hatred’

“This was a liberal president without abused woman syndrome.” From The Honest Broker When President Franklin Roosevelt said: “I welcome their hatred.” he was referring to be big business in America, who before the 1930s, the Great Depression as FDR’s New … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Robert Reich- ‘The Common Good’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat In this long PBS style fundraiser marathon of a speech that Robert Reich gave in Washington about his book The Common Good, I got the sense that he was talking … Continue reading

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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: 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 good reasons. They left the American … Continue reading

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Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Democratic Socialists USA: Social and Economic Bill of Rights When you look at the New Deal from President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, you see the creation of the American … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: “New Deal Created the Middle Class”: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, a modern working regulatory state, a tax code that encourages expansion … Continue reading

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Mises Institute: Mises Daily: William L. Anderson: Progressive-Era Economics and The Legacy of Jim Crow

Source: Mises Institute: Mises Daily: William L. Anderson: Progressive-Era Economics and The Legacy of Jim Crow Libertarians like to point back to pre-1920s or the Nineteenth Century as the golden era for the American economy and perhaps the country as … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: Firing Line With William F. Buckley- Ronald Reagan (1967)

Source:Liberty Pen– Governor Ronald W. Reagan (Republican, California) on Firing Line With William F. Buckley, in 1967. Source:The New Democrat  “In 1967, newly elected California governor Ronald Reagan sat down with William F. Buckley Jr to discuss states’ rights. Liberty Pen.” … Continue reading

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Cato Institute: Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State

Cato Institute: Daniel Shapiro on the Welfare State I’m not sure that Daniel Shapiro understands what Social Security is. And even though the title of his talk is about the so-called welfare state, this video only covers Social Security. Social … 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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Salon: Opinion- Bill Moyers & Michael Winship- Bernie Sanders Isn’t a Crackpot

Salon: Opinion- Bill Moyers & Michael Winship- Bernie Sanders Isn’t a Crackpot It depends on what you mean by progressive, to sort of paraphrase what Bill Moyers said about, “it depends on what you mean by left-wing.” If you mean … Continue reading

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