Make It Easier for Employers to Hire People

I appreciate Conrad Black’s continued efforts to illuminate the ongoing discussion about the New Deal. Accumulating new evidence has probably led to more reflection about it than had occurred during ...

Conrad Black in Fantasy Land

Yesterday on NRO, Conrad Black continued his crusade to redeem Franklin Delano Roosevelt from those who dare to ask embarrassing questions about the New Deal. Here’s the most embarrassing question ...

Lessons from the New Deal

In a commentary for Forbes Online, supply-sider Bruce Bartlett seemed to side with Keynesian Paul Krugman in saying FDR might have been able to end the Great Depression if federal ...
Politics & Policy

Not-So-Great Depression

Which U.S. president ranks as America’s greatest depression fighter? Not the fabled Franklin Delano Roosevelt, since unemployment averaged 17 percent through the New Deal period (1933–1940). What banished high unemployment was ...