Tag Archives: FDR

Kindness is a Revolutionary Act

  The Frankenstein candidacy of Donald Trump has been brought to life by neoliberal economic policies pursued by Republicans and Democrats alike. To be sure, Trump’s rise is predicated on his appeal to racial resentments and xenophobia. Normally this racism … Continue reading

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Collaborators

The Great Depression so discredited capitalism that it created space for the New Deal reforms implemented by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Many of these policies, influenced by economist John Maynard Keynes, involved massive government intervention in the economic affairs of … Continue reading

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Two to Tango

  We face a perfect storm of corruption in America, where corporations and the government conspire against we the people. The ongoing campaign to be the next US president is a bright and shiny 2-year reality TV show that changes … Continue reading

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Wedgie

To accomplish their economic agenda conservatives have historically used race, crime,¬†abortion,¬†and gay marriage as divisive wedge issues. It’s the same today. Indeed, government at every level is under attack by the forces of organized wealth and their political enablers who … Continue reading

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Public Diplomacy

Neoliberalism and neoconservatism are not an accident of history. They are the ideological components of a sophisticated and largely successful counterattack on the New Deal, that commenced within seconds of the signing of the progressive legislation by President Franklin D. … Continue reading

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