All Articles on Franklin Roosevelt

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Yes, the Democratic Party Did Abandon the Working Class
It's not as if the Democratic Party was ever "the party of the people" — at least not in the mystical sense depicted by both party loyalists and some on the left who are nostalgic for the liberal tradition established by Franklin Roosevelt and carried forward by Lyndon Johnson. But the party was,...
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Trump Isn’t Hitler. But We Should Act Like He Is.
Trumpism is a new phenomenon in our country’s history—our stance must be one of resistance and opposition
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Progressives, Take Hold of American History
The election results may have been different had Democrats embraced America's past and its radical imperative of freedom, equality and democracy.
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We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People
Saving the Soul of Democracy
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Vote Fear and Fear Wins
Watching the electoral cycle this year is like watching an old movie from a warped film reel with the sound out of sync. The puppet figures of politicians go through the meaningless gestures. The familiar slogans and catch phrases groan from twisted mouths, distorted and odd. A maniacal fervor...
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Hillary Clinton Accepts Democratic Party Nomination
Watch or read Clinton's full acceptance speech
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Hillary Clinton Needs to Wake Up. Trump Is Stealing the Voters She Takes for Granted
For the first time in living memory, the Republicans are outflanking the Democrats on the left. If they don’t rise to the challenge, they’ll be trounced
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Hillary’s Choice: Why Tim Kaine Isn’t a ‘Safe’ Pick
The Virginia senator represents an all-clear signal to potential donors in high finance.
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Bernard and His Brother: You Cannot Stop the Movement That Has Begun
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John Dewey Was Right: American Politics Is Merely the Shadow Cast by Big Business
Writing in the midst of the Great Depression, the American philosopher John Dewey understood deeply the need for a new political order. The destitution brought about by the crash of 1929 and the subsequent economic meltdown were, Dewey thought, the predictable consequences of an economy — and a...
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