A powerful grassroots movement campaigned in the ’70s and ’80s for banks to reinvest equitably in red-lined urban communities. It failed—but why?
Tag: New Deal
“They all wanted to imagine a different possibility of an integrated neighborhood, where folks worked together.”
Today's neoliberalism emerged when US policymakers built New Deal–style projects abroad—for private gain rather than the public good.
The collective ventures of the Federal Writers’ Project force us to think about how writing might be reinvented in the context of economic crisis.