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Tag: Franklin D. Roosevelt

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  • Too Much Democracy

    Too Much Democracy

    This month billionaire Mike Bloomberg, a lifelong hardcore Republican, is welcomed into the ranks by the Democratic Party National Committee (which violated its own rules to do so). Yet their incessant talking point has been that Bernie Sanders is not a true Democrat although, in fact, he best exemplifies the programmes of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and Lyndon Johnson's Great Society, which were high watermarks of pro-working class policies. It's been downhill ever since.

    February 29, 2020
  • Identity and Neoliberalism

    Identity and Neoliberalism

    Mark Lilla in his The Once and Future Liberal (2017) raises two fundamental questions relating to liberalism ~ a) the basic policies that benefit citizens and how these can be executed; and (b) what are the factors that unite rather than differentiate citizens. In this context, he mentions the black movement in the USA, an …

    October 5, 2018