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Was the New Deal Racist?

The New Deal has been historically recognized as having a built-in anti-black bias. Jacobin magazine is trying to whitewash it.

How Are Radical Reforms Won? Lessons From the New Deal

The New Deal’s Wagner Act was the biggest concession ever given to U.S. labor. The dominant narrative is that we should thank FDR or Senator Robert Wagner for it. But a close examination shows that it was thanks to radical labor activists and a wave of labor unrest that workers won their rights.