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A WPA Kind of Solutionnew

Waking up from this nightmare to hear President-elect Obama mention a "WPA solution" or that he's been reading about the FDR transition from Hoover is the sign of intelligent life returning to the Oval Office.
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen  |  11-28-2008  |  Commentary

Election '08: Truth, Justice, and the New American Waynew

The luxury liner of consumerism has smacked into the iceberg. Sarah Palin can cry "socialism" and let slip the dogs of McCarthy, but Republicans have burned even their most flimsy credibility. And yet President-Elect Obama is just a man. Can he actually save a grateful nation?
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Mick Farren  |  11-07-2008  |  Commentary

The Real Deal: How FDR Got into Picturesnew

When Franklin Roosevelt campaigned for president in 1932 he promised to attack America's economic woes through "bold, persistent experimentation," and the fascinating new program from the National Archives -- "For a Better America: The New Deal on Film" -- shows how that experimentation found its way onto movie screens.
Chicago Reader  |  J.R. Jones  |  04-14-2008  |  Movies

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