Tag Archives: The New Deal

The New Republic: Opinion- Win McCormack: ‘Are You Progressive’- Differences Between Progressive, Socialist & Liberal

Source: The New Democrat Before I offer you my own personal definition of progressive and progressivism and there really isn’t any official of progressive and progressivism unlike liberal and liberalism, or conservative and conservatism, I want to lay out what … 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 Nation: The Almanac- Richard Kreitner: March 9th 1933- FDR Sign Emergency Banking Act, Launching The New Deal If you think President Barack Obama had it tough when he became President of the United States back in 2009, imagine being … 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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Radical Films: Video: U.S. House Un-American Activities: Looking For Communists in Hollywood

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The House Un-American Activities Committee and then later the Joe McCarthy Government Oversight Committee in the Senate were classic cases of guilt by association. Because they assumed some … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Josh Freedman & Michael Lind: The Past and Future of America’s Social Contract

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When we are talking about the social contract, we should be clear about what are we talking about. Because this gets to the heart of what we want from government in … Continue reading

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FNC: Video: The Glenn Beck Program: Glenn Beck History Lesson, Progressivism in America

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times on Blogger I believe in Glen Beck Land or Glen Beck America, that we would go back to the days pre-New Deal, Progressive Era. And we essentially go back to … Continue reading

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Brittle 13: Video: Milton Friedman: Responsibility to the Poor

Rik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook  The New Democrat on Twitter  This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on Blogger In the 1930’s, the FDR Administration had an agenda called the New Deal.  They passed a lot, if … Continue reading

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