Why the New Deal Became the No Deal

The opening photo montage [on the Real Progressives home page] seems to be outlining an over-arching story about why American progressivism needs to make a special effort, now, to re-kindle the vision of Franklin Roosevelt. The activist, direct government spending of Roosevelt’s New Deal pulled America from the depths of the Great Depression, mobilized the nation for the successful prosecution of World War II and, after the war, ushered in a decade of…

Rethinking Fiat Money

This may sound like the plot for a Dickensian novel but, in fact, it is a precise description of what I think of as rethinking the reality of modern fiat money—a rethinking that enables collective society to achieve the full potential of its profit-making and not-profit making endeavors.

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