FDR’s Legacy and Joe Biden’s Greatest Challenge

David Riemer and June Hopkins Previously published in The Hill. https://t`hehill.com/opinion/white-house/527275-fdrs-legacy-and-joe-bidens-greatest-challenge When Joe Biden gave his acceptance speech as president-elect, he referred to “FDR in 1932 — promising a beleaguered country a New Deal.”  Biden and his backers have frequently compared the crises Roosevelt faced in… read more

In Pursuit of a New WPA

On October 22, 2020, the 2019 Randy Martin Spirit Awardee Arlene Goldbard shared her thoughts on the to the powerful organizing opportunity we have to build a new WPA. Twice before in times of crisis, the U.S. created public service employment… read more

New Deal Map — Washington, DC

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Check out our new map and guide to the work of the New Deal in Washington, D.C. It includes 500 New Deal sites in the District alone, highlighting 34 notable sites, and includes an inset map of the area around the National Mall which can be used for self-guided walking tours.