Thurman Arnold, assistant attorney general for antitrust under FDR, once wrote a book critical of antitrust policy, but he was converted by monopoly-fueled rise of fascism. (Photo courtesy of Library of Congress).

From one Roosevelt to another: How we cracked down on corporate power and built a middle class

BY: - August 18, 2022

The New Deal is remembered as a vast expansion of the social welfare state, but it also curtailed the power of financiers and monopolists.