by Thom Hartmann
Franklin Roosevelt recognized that the concentrated economic power of big businesses was a threat to democratic society and a step on the road to fascism, and wasn't afraid to say it.
Harvard Law Professor Susan Crawford argues that the regulatory system for electric utilities established by Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s is a model for necessary reforms to the telecommunicatins industry to ensure all Americans can access the internet.
SOURCE: LA Times
The Monopoly game was the brainchild of a woman named Lizzie Magie at the turn of the 20th century.
SOURCE: The New Republic
by Jen Doll
The surprising origins of a beloved board game
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