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  • And what I think we may end up with is a slightly sort of soft, soft version of the New Deal being offered by Obama, and John McCain having to counter with another kind of Rooseveltian economics -- Teddy Rooseveltian economics -- saying, you know, this isn't going to be solved by increasing the power of the federal bureaucracy.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2008

  • If Sinclair’s characters seem to lack agency or a certain kind of Rooseveltian pluck, if they seem unresponsive or passionless, well, that’s the point.

    Realism in Fiction

  • Lipton briefly discussed the history of corporate governance, especially the role of Adolf Berle, the Columbia Law School professor, Rooseveltian "brains truster" and author, with Gardiner Means, of the book commonly accepted as the foundational text of corporate governance, "The Modern Corporation and Private Property."

    Robert Teitelman: An Excursion With Adolf Berle

  • Given this reality, perhaps the president could do a little channeling of his own, and come up with the Rooseveltian moxie needed to move us out of the economic doldrums.

    Shan Wells: Buh-Bye Pizza Guy

  • Leon Leonwood Bean founded his company 20 years after David T. Abercrombie and Ezra Fitch founded theirs, bookending the outdoor boom of the late Victorian and Teddy Rooseveltian eras.

    The Man Who Lived on a Shoe

  • More generally, the time for Rooseveltian invention is now.

    Rising unemployment: do something | Editorial

  • Where at the beginning of the epidemic, Bucky takes a Rooseveltian view that the germ of fear of the disease might be worse than the disease itself, by the end of the story, we see him, as the narrator puts it, as nearly having become one of those people taken to pieces by his times.

    Book Review: Philip Roth's 'Nemesis'

  • It is thus an idea that even would-be free traders, who merely want to get America's trading partners to stop interfering with genuinely free trade, should take seriously as a Rooseveltian "big stick" to hold in reserve as our diplomats talk softly to Hu Jintao.

    Ian Fletcher: Is a Flat Tariff the Answer to America's Trade Mess?

  • The reason this recession looks so much worse than anything since the 30s would appear to be because of the “loosening” of regulation and the reversal of Rooseveltian reforms.

    Matthew Yglesias » Amar Bhide, WSJ Edit Page, Embrace Regular Recurrence of Massive Recessions

  • Now, Chait finds the speech an expression of a Rooseveltian belief in regulated capitalism, a progressive income tax, and shared prosperity rather than runaway inequality.

    Jim Sleeper: Guess Who Obama Was Channeling in Kansas


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