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Revisiting The Election of 1936

Harvey Smith recently dug up a copy of the Democratic Party platform from the campaign of the 1936, the guideline for Franklin Roosevelt’s record-breaking run for re-election.  It is an eye-opener to consider the what FDR’s team hoped to accomplish… Read More

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Our Post Office is not For Sale

Opposition Growing to Post Office Sell Off

Popular opposition to the sale of America’s historic post offices is gathering momentum; Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced HR 466, urging the U.S. Postal Service to halt all sales of historic postal buildings across the country. Earlier this month Lee… Read More

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WPA Posters Inspire A New Generation

Inspired by the New Deal arts programs, Creative Action Network (CAN), an online community of mission-driven artists, announced a crowdsource campaign to create a new collection of “See America” posters celebrating America’s national parks.  Within a few weeks about two… Read More

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