Obama and Roosevelt: A Comparison of the First 100 Days

Rome, as the old truism goes, wasn’t built in a day. Or in 100 days. Neither was the New Deal government led by Franklin Roosevelt of the 1930s, which eventually accepted and implemented major reforms in the interest of labor and the whole American people.


The First 100 Days and the Environment

Obama’s short time in office has been filled with action, and many of those actions will positively affect the environment and US environmental policy.


Geithner’s 100 Days at Treasury

Most leading economists, international financial agencies, and heads of sovereign finance ministries agree with the assessment of the World Bank in its Global Monitoring Report 2009 (released April 2009) that the world economy is in the “severest crisis since the Great Depression.”

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