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Here’s why a national service for the environment could be the key to fighting climate change

Recent climate strikes prove the youth are prepared to fight for the planet.  Image: REUTERS/Danish Ismail

The school climate strikes show that young people want to fight climate change… 186 more words



Let’s do some historical analogy. Bannon (officially) left the Administration but his admittedly Leninist theory of the “deconstruction of the administrative state” is Trump’s secret (but plain to the discerning) plan to destroy our democratic values and institutions. 321 more words

The War Outside

The War Outside takes place in an internment camp in Crystal City, Texas during the 1940s, when Americans of Japanese and German origin were “voluntarily” relocated to you know, basically prison camps. 614 more words

So What's Wrong With Workfare?

Back in the 1930’s when the United States was mired in The Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt unleashed several plans that were designed to get America moving again. 693 more words

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FDR’s Four “Freedoms” - Are They Really “Freedoms”?

Prompt: “Did all four of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms promote liberty?”

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the U.S., serving from 1933-1945. He gave a speech, also known as the Four Freedoms speech. 796 more words


The President and the Radio: FDR's First Fireside Chat

By Kaleena Fraga

On this day in 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave the first of his famous fireside chats.

(to listen to this piece in podcast form click… 695 more words