Tag Archives: New Deal

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

Source:The New Democrat  “What distinguishes a progressive from a liberal? This is one of the more pervasive ambiguities in contemporary American political discourse.” From The New Republic “LibertyCon unites the people who are redefining the pro-liberty movement. For more info, visit … Continue reading

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

The Atlantic: Opinion- Josh Freedman & Michael Lind- The Past and Future of America’s Social Contract This post was originally posted at The New Democrat When we are talking about the social contract, we should be clear about what are … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Blog: Michael Lind: The Next Social Contract, An American Idea For Reform

The Next America Foundation: Blog: Michael Lind: The Social Contract, An American Agenda for Reform This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The social contract means different things to different people and depending on where you … Continue reading

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President Franklin Roosevelt: The New Deal

Source:Kyrack Kramer– President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat, New York) 32nd President of the United States (1933-45) the New Deal is probably his most memorable domestic legislative accomplishment. “Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in office on 12 April 1945, just a few … Continue reading

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BJ82: Wendell Willkie 1940 Presidential Campaign- Explaining Liberalism

Source: BJ82: Wendell Willkie 1940 Presidential Campaign Wendell Willkie in about three minutes and that’s it and all the time he needed. Did what Michael Dukakis in an entire Presidential-campaign in 1988 or John Kerry in an entire. Presidential-campaign in 2004 … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘The Global Roots of The 2008 Crash’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘On The Need For Economic Reform – in The Social Contract’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Michael Lind- ‘Expanded Social Security: A Plan to Increase Retirement Security for All Americans’

Source:New America Foundation– with a paper on Social Security. “The conventional wisdom about Social Security is profoundly misguided. According to today’s mistaken consensus, the U.S. as a society cannot afford to allocate the money to pay for the present level … Continue reading

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FDR Presidential Library: ‘We Work Again (1937)’

Source:Film Preservation– from the 1937 film We Work Again. Source:FRS FreeState  “We Work Again (1937) Production Co.: U.S. Works Progress Administration. Transfer Note: Copied from a 35mm positive preprint preserved by the National Archives and Records Administration. Running Time: 15 … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7: ‘On the Social Security Act- The History of Social Security’

Source:FRS FreeState “Edited version of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s seventh fireside chat, delivered April 28, 1935. For full audio and transcripts of presidential speeches, please visit http://millercenter.org/scripps/archi…” Source:James Miller Center When Franklin Roosevelt became President of the United States in … Continue reading

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