All Articles on Franklin Roosevelt

White House National Security Advisor John Bolton talks to reporters about the security and political turmoil in Venezuela and called for a peaceful transition to a government controlled by acting President Juan Guaido, outside of the White House West Wing on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS) Views
President Trump’s Insatiable Appetite for Regime Change
Now is the time for Congress to act, to pass a resolution to prevent U.S. military action in Venezuela
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Detained Myanmar journalist Kyaw Soe Oo carrying his daughter is escorted by police for his ongoing trial at a court in Yangon on June 12, 2018. (Photo: CNN) Views
The Alarming Assault on the Free Press
This year on World Press Freedom Day, it is time to remind ourselves and our governments about this essential liberty, and to recommit ourselves to the steps necessary to protect it
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Operation Take Down Bernie
Sanders’s socialism is scary for a Democratic establishment that worries a lot about electability. Cue the media hit pieces.
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Bernie Sanders and the Song of America
Unlike any other politician in modern U.S. history, Sanders has revived a language of social and democratic rights
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 Edwin B. Child, Thorstein Veblen (detail), 1934. Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of the Associates of the Sitter. (Photo: the University of Chicago Centennial Catalogues) Views
The Man Who Saw Trump Coming A Century Ago
A reader’s guide for the distraught
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Honoring Frances Perkins, the 'Mother' of Social Security
"You care about this thing. You believe in it," FDR told Perkins of her idea for a social insurance program for retirees. "Therefore, I know you will put your back into it more than everyone else."
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 In its menacing rejection of the court, the Trump administration is turning its back on the system of international law and justice the United States helped establish at Nuremberg. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
Turning Our Backs on Nuremberg
John Bolton and Mike Pompeo defy the International Criminal Court
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Given the relative youth of the conservative Justices, the Supreme Court could undermine democracy, overturn the will of Congress and regulatory agencies to combat climate change, and infringe a woman’s right to choose for generations after Trump, McConnell, and many Republican Senators are dead and gone. (Photo: Ron Cogswell/flickr/cc) Views
Expanding Supreme Court May Be Only Way to Protect Democracy
The one vote conservative Court majority has undermined democracy and put its thumb on the scale to help Republicans get elected
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President Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act while John Dingell Sr., behind him, watches. (Photo: Public domain via Wikimedia, modified from the original.) Views
This Political Family Has Been Fighting for Social Security and Medicare for All Since the 1930s
The day that John Dingell Jr. died, he told his wife that it was her job to bring Medicare for All over the finish line. And she will.
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Why the Republicans' New "Red Scare" Tactics Ring False
The public's idea of socialism has shifted over the last 70 years from one verging on totalitarianism to one far closer to European social democracy
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