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You call it the Reagan Revolution.

I call it the Reagan Counter-Revolution.

Reagan's farewell address: a warning (and how!)

Hello and welcome to part 4 of our series on Reagan’s farewell address of January 1989. In this section, the final one, Reagan shares his final thoughts on our nation’s history and identity, and gives his parting presidential warning. 2,413 more words

American History

Crash Course: Video: John Green: The Reagan Revolution

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The Reagan Revolution was all possible because of what Barry Goldwater and Richard Nixon were able to build in the 1960s and 70s. 157 more words

Political History

Crash Course: Video: John Green: The Reagan Revolution

The Reagan Revolution was all possible because of what Barry Goldwater and Richard Nixon were able to build in the 1960s and 70s. Moving right-wing Democrats from the Midwest and South over to the Republican Party. 144 more words

Political History

Incomes Are Down, Down, Down and Down Some More, Unless You Are Rich and Politically Powerful

Here are some heartening numbers:

From the Great Depression until 1980, during every recession employers shed jobs, but the economy quickly regained the lost jobs and then added more, and with rising real wages for the bottom 99 percent. 430 more words

Bill Clinton's Democratic Party

The Democratic Party was the majority party in the U.S. from the 1930s through the 1960s. At the front end, the Great Depression ushered in an expanded role for the national government, including unprecedented policy initiatives in the areas of business regulation and social welfare. 210 more words

Politics