All Articles on Franklin Roosevelt

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The Fascists Are Coming for Your Social Security and Medicare
The warning signs are already here.
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One perhaps fortuitous outcome of the Kavanaugh confirmation may be the recognition that the Supreme Court is inherently political. (Photo: Supreme Court/Screenshot) Views
After Mitch McConnell’s Coup: Democratizing the Court, Democratizing America
The Court can inflict its damage only if the many of us who will be injured by its actions fail to collaborate and organize against its destructive pursuits
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Yearning to Be Free
Who'd have thought this country would ever descend to such a low level. It has, and it is still falling.
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The point of this informal midterm report card is not to argue that Donald Trump has somehow failed. It is rather to highlight his essential irrelevance. (Photo: AP/J. Scott Applewhite) Views
The President Is a Pimple
After Trump: On The Donald in the rearview mirror
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Ten Years After the Financial Crash, the Timid Left Should be Full of Regrets
Capitalism’s near-death experience with the banking crisis was a golden opportunity for progressives. But they blew it
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A 2016 demonstration in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, where the Occupy Wall Street movement started five years earlier. (Photo: Corinne Segal / pbs.org) Views
Becoming Serfs
Income inequality in the United States has not been this pronounced in over a century
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Trumping Immigrants
The First Lady's parents became United States citizens thanks to a program that President Donald Trump wants to end
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"Roosevelt’s and the other founders’ words and actions make clear that they envisioned Social Security to be a permanent part of the economy, once the Great Depression was history." (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
The Truth About Social Security: Setting the Record Straight
Eighty-three years later, Social Security addresses universal economic risks that have always been with us and always will be
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We Will Have to Face the Consequences of Donald Trump Getting His Hands on the Economy
Each arbitrary bit of presidential pique, each tweet and insult, is a predecessor to yet more possible economic upheavals and displacements
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'You Shall Not Pass': Why Scotland Stands Against Trump
"What we are saying, with the eyes of the world upon us is that Donald Trump's visit does not have the consent of the people."
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