Franklin D Roosevelt

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US-UK to sign post-Covid Atlantic charter in echo of wartime accord
Johnson and Biden will meet at G7 to sign new version of 1941 document focusing on modern challenges

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

09, Jun, 2021 @9:30 PM

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New Deal For Artists: an unearthed film on how arts funding should work
For its 40th anniversary, the Orson Welles-narrated documentary about Franklin D Roosevelt’s post-depression artist program is getting a vital re-release

Charles Bramesco

19, May, 2021 @6:28 PM

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‘He’s like an upside down iceberg’: historian Jon Meacham on Joe Biden
With Biden what you see is what you get, says the Pulitzer prize winner, who has advised the president, but FDR informs his approach to democracy in peril

David Smith in Washington

09, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Strong trade unions are vital to the UK’s economic recovery | Letters
Letters: Jeff Hyman and Chris Baldry respond to an article on how the US is strengthening its unions. Plus Keith Flett on the role Labour could play


08, Apr, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Eleanor review: sensitive and superb biography of a true American giant
With a flaws-and-all study of a woman who strode the world in the name of democracy, David Michaelis hits new heights

Rosemary Bray McNatt

28, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Only bold state intervention will save us from a future owned by corporate giants | Joe Guinan and Martin O'Neill
If small businesses fail after Covid-19, the big boys will become even more powerful. There is an answer, say authors Joe Guinan and Martin O’Neill

Joe Guinan and Martin O'Neill

06, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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From no deal to New Deal: how Boris Johnson could follow FDR and save the arts
In the grip of the Great Depression, America bankrolled 10,000 artists – and reaped the rewards. As Britain’s arts face oblivion, will Boris Johnson’s £1.57bn rescue package match up to Roosevelt’s New Deal?

Stuart Jeffries

06, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Boris Johnson and the Rooseveltian fantasy | Letters
Letters: Readers are unimpressed by the prime minister’s promise of £5bn to rebuild Britain


02, Jul, 2020 @4:03 PM

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How does Boris Johnson's 'new deal' compare with Franklin D Roosevelt's?
The promise of £5bn to rebuild Britain is a far cry from the US recovery scheme of the 1930s

Richard Partington

30, Jun, 2020 @2:26 PM

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'Absolutely fanciful': Boris Johnson's new deal not Rooseveltian, say critics
The PM wants to be put on the same pedestal as Franklin D Roosevelt as he unveils £5bn capital projects

Heather Stewart and Larry Elliott

29, Jun, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Boris Johnson adores Churchill, but now he's flirting with Roosevelt
In a speech on Tuesday, Johnson offers himself up as architect of British New Deal

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

29, Jun, 2020 @8:01 PM

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Roosevelt's New Deal offered hope for the desperate. We can do the same now | Eric Rauchway
His nation-building work programmes are an unsurpassed example of what governments can do when markets collapse, says author Eric Rauchway

Eric Rauchway

20, May, 2020 @11:25 AM

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