Tag Archives: Franklin D. Roosevelt

When We Thought We Had It All (Part I)

I have been reading Monte L. Pearson’s recent book, The Roots of Defeat: the Clintons, Obama and the Decline of the Democrats, which I hope to review for these pages. Pearson, as the title suggests, writes about the capture of … Continue reading

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Why “Social Democrats?”

In the last few years, the phrase “social democrats” has increasingly appeared in discussions about American politics. Political parties outside the United States are frequently described as social democratic, but it hasn’t been a common term here. Actually, it is … Continue reading

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