Franklin Roosevelt

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Social Security's modest benefits should be expanded. When President Franklin Roosevelt signed Social Security into law, he called it 'a cornerstone' on which to build. Yet the last time Congress enacted increases was 1972."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"I am proud to announce the modern-day oligarchs who oppose our movement."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Let's stand up for the integrity of art as well as for historical...

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One of our favorite moments from the convention was the poignant, fiery, tearful vote for Bernie of one Democrat from abroad: His older brother Larry, a longtime U.K. activist - first Labor, now Green - who paid tribute to their parents, New Dealers who "would be especially proud that Bernard is renewing that vision." Larry's painful mix of pride and sorrow - “I think he’s already made quite a difference. But I would have liked Bernard as president" - is many of us.