Tag Archives: The Great Depression

Senator Huey Long: Huey Long Collection- Share Our Wealth Societies: 2/23/1934

Source:The New Democrat  “Huey Long speaking with John A Simpson, President of the National Farmer’s Union, in 1934. FORMER LOUISIANA GOVERNOR HUEY LONG, CALLED “THE KINGFISH”, SPEAKING WITH JOHN A. SIMPSON, PRESIDENT NATIONAL FARMER’S UNION, ON SHARE THE WEALTH MOVEMENT” … Continue reading

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AJ Fowler: Huey Long- Share the Wealth

Source:The Daily Times The progressive or even socialist side of Huey Long coming out that basically no one is entitled to a certain amount of money in society. Other than to meet their basic needs even if they create all … Continue reading

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Daniel JB Mitchell: Huey Long- ‘Seen as Threat to FDR in 1930s’

Source:The Daily Times Franklin Roosevelt and Huey Long were very similar Progressive Democrats in that they were both economic Progressives who believed in things like infrastructure investment funded by the public and making American capitalism work for more people. But … Continue reading

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American Enterprise: Opinion: Nicholas Eberstadt: The Government vs. The American Character: The Growth of the Entitlement State

American Enterprise: Opinion: Nicholas Eberstadt: The Government vs. the American Character Rik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on BloggerI agree with Nicholas Eberstadt … Continue reading

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Crooks and Liars: Opinion: Joshua Holland: Outrage Over ObamaCare is Nothing Compared With FDR’s New Deal: The History of Right-Wing Opposition to Social Insurance

The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger In the 1920s and 30s, the U.S. economy was a pretty freewheeling affair. Taxes were low and regulation of … Continue reading

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PBS: The Great Depression: The New Deal Response

Source: PBS: The Great Depression: The New Deal Response 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 no … Continue reading

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