New Deal

This slideshow from <em>Design Observer</em> takes a look at New Deal-era utopian cities as they exist today.
Nov 25, 2010   Design Observer
It's an article of faith among many that GM, Firestone, and Standard Oil destroyed the streetcar networks of the early 20th century. Stephen Smith suggests that Progressive Era and New Deal planners and politicians should shoulder more of the blame.
Sep 23, 2010   Market Urbanism
Buildings and homes built as a product of the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s are being torn down at a rate that some find unsettling.
Feb 11, 2009   International Herald Tribune
President-Elect Barack Obama is seen by many urbanists as a great opportunity for improving the built environment of the U.S. Anthony Flint sees big plans brewing but wonders how they'll be funded and if Obama will be able to handle them all.
Nov 17, 2008   Citiwire
Many are arguing for a new "New Deal" under President-Elect Obama. Economist Paul Krugman says there are many lessons -- good and bad -- Obama should learn from the first "New Deal" before taking the plunge.
Nov 12, 2008   The New York Times
<p>As part of a series of articles in <em>The Nation</em> on a New "New Deal", Bill McKibben argues that we need a huge investment of labor and money into green initiatives.</p>
Mar 25, 2008   The Nation