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Carter

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On August 19, 2018

Sure, this Washington Post article on Jimmy Carter’s unpretentious lifestyle is a bit of a puff piece, but who really cares. I actually find several points interesting here, as Carter is in fact

Carter

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On March 28, 2018

It’s time to remember two true things about Jimmy Carter. First, he was a bad president who undermined his own administration through his obsession with inflation, his governance well to the rig

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On January 4, 1977, Augustus Hawkins, a congressman from California, introduced what became the Humphrey-Hawkins Act. This full employment bill initially promised making the government the employer of last resort to ensure basic economic justice for all Americans. The watering down of this bill by the Carter administration demonstrated both the overwhelming fears about inflation […]

Carter and Keystone

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On April 17, 2014

Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, and other Nobel Peace Prize winners are right about Keystone. Former president Jimmy Carter has joined a group of Nobel laureates who oppose construction of the Keystone XL

Historian Jefferson Cowie tells the following story in his outstanding book on the decline of labor and the transformation of the white working class, Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class. In 1979, a reporter asked International Association of Machinists president Wimpy Winpisinger a question about Jimmy Carter. Winpisinger was […]

Carter’s Revenge

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On September 18, 2012

The story behind Jimmy Carter’s grandson encouraging the taper of the Romney speech to release it is awesome. Basically, Jimmy Carter IV got sick of Romney saying bad things about his grandfathe

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