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  • New York Times Op-Ed on Lessons from the New Deal: “F.D.R. Got It. Most Democrats Don’t”
    • February 24, 2020
    • Living New Deal
    In an op-ed in the New York Times, David Leonhardt looks to the New Deal to argue that we need to build support for government institutions by highlighting its achievements. Read more here. ...
  • Sunrise Movement Call to Climate Action
    • October 19, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    Last month, Sunrisers joined millions of people around the world for the Sept 20th #ClimateStrike--the biggest demonstration for climate justice in history. Now, it's time to talk about what's next for Sunrise. One part of Sunrise's upcoming strategy is our work to elect champions for our generation to Congress and the ...
  • A New Deal for corporate America
    • October 6, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    Leo Strine, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court outlined a proposal for corporate America that would renew America’s commitment to the original New Deal and worker’s rights. The proposal seeks to “promote fair and sustainable capitalism and help business and labor work together to build an American economy that works ...
  • Washington High School Alumni File Lawsuit Against SF School District
    • October 5, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    The George Washington High School Alumni Association has been an active opponent of the San Francisco School Board’s plan to paint over the Arnautoff murals. This week, the group has filed a lawsuit claiming that the San Francisco Unified School District’s decision violated state law. In a statement about the lawsuit, ...
  • We’re Getting These Murals All Wrong,” By Robin D.G. Kelley
    • September 15, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    Robin D. G. Kelley is a Professor of American History at UCLA and is completing a book on journalist Grace Halsell. In a piece for The Nation titled, “We’re Getting These Murals All Wrong,” Robin D.G. Kelley makes a case for using the Arnautoff murals to reflect on the specter of white supremacy ...
  • The Work of the Living New Deal Featured in San Francisco Chronicle Article
    • September 7, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    In a San Francisco Chronicle September 7 story, Gary Kamiya examines the built legacy of the New Deal in the San Francisco Bay Area. During the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration put Americans to work on the nation's infrastructure. Kamiya examines not only the extent of this massive program, ...
  • German Media Reports on the George Washington High School Controversy
    • August 19, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    Several German media outlets have published stories about the struggle to conserve the Victor Arnautoff mural at the George Washington High School in San Francisco. https://www.spiegel.de/lebenundlernen/schule/san-francisco-streitet-ueber-fresken-mit-george-washington-sklaven-und-ureinwohnern-a-1282485.html https://www.zdf.de/nachrichten/heute/bilder-spalten-san-francisco-streit-um-us-gemaelde-mit-sklaven-100.html https://www.t-online.de/nachrichten/ausland/usa/id_86288404/san-francisco-streitet-ueber-historische-wandgemaelde-in-schule.html ...
  • SF Chronicle Editorial Board: “SF school board covers its hide with mural compromise”
    • August 17, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    The latest editorial from the San Francisco Chronicle Editorial Board directs a sharp critique at the SF School Board and their latest the vote to cover the George Washington High murals. Read more here: “SF school board covers its hide with mural compromise.” ...
  • SF School Board Reverses Decision to Destroy Life of Washington Mural
    • August 14, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the SF school board reversed its decision to paint over the Victor Arnautoff mural the George Washington High School. Instead, they Board decided to obscure the mural from public view. Read the story here. Photo: Photo: Eric Risberg, Associated Press. ...
  • The New York Times Reports that San Francisco School Board May Keep George Washington Mural
    • August 10, 2019
    • Living New Deal
    The New York Times reports that the “San Francisco School Board May Save Controversial George Washington Mural.” Read the story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/10/arts/san-francisco-murals.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share ...
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