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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: FDR Created A Social Safety Net, Not Socialism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I actually agree with Paul Jay on something here. ( For a change ) President Franklin Roosevelt, his Administration and Congress, didn’t create a socialist economic system in America for … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: Henry Wallace- Undoing The New Deal

Source: Dandelion Salad: Henry Wallace- Undoing The New Deal Vice President Henry Wallace, was President Franklin Roosevelt’s Vice President from 1941-45. This was the term that President Roosevelt moved left on economic policy while still being a strong anti-Communist and anti-Fascist … Continue reading

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Talking Union: Nathan Newman- Remembering Martin Luther King and His Roots in The Labor Socialist Movement

Source: Talking Union: Nathan Newman- Remembering Martin Luther King and His Roots in The Labor Socialist Movement Imagine if we had more American Socialists who had the character and courage  to be out front about their socialist politics and not feel … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: ‘The Radical MLK’

Source: Dandelion Salad The Radical MLK After the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed and then the 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed, the 1968 Fair Housing Law, the Martin L. King movement started moving into a more radical direction. Even … Continue reading

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Talking Union: Celebrating The Life and Work Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Source: Talking Union: Celebrating The Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Every time I hear our President Donald Trump speak and give one of his shithole comments or says something else that is disgusting about an entire group … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: The piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There was a Democratic Party crackup in the 1960s and the debate is really when it happened. Pre-JFK assassination (which should be a clue for you) the Democratic Party was made … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against Henry Wallace

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The division between in the Democratic Party between the Hillary Clinton, even though I don’t believe she’s that strong of a Democratic leader anymore, but her New Democratic Theodore Roosevelt progressive … Continue reading

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