Here are the shows we posted this week!
This week we interviewed Australia’s leading financial journalist Alan Kohler, talked about 20th century Australia-American union leader Harry Bridges, discussed the treatment of Julian Assange, and talked about Renaissance manuscript hunter Poggio Bracciolini.
Click on the titles to go to the episode.
In his “New Deal”, FDR brought back the ideals of the “Social Gospel”, a 19th century Christian reform movement, to justify the creation of the modern welfare state. For a while, at least, some American Christian leaders were big fans of socialism. However, starting with FDR, and for the next 25 years, successive American administrations tried every trick in the book to kick Aussie union leader Harry Bridges out of their country. They all failed.