Welcome to the Economics Issues page of the Art & Social Issues in American Culture Website.   As you explore the images and materials in this section, we invite you to reflect on how they relate to your experience. 

You might ask yourself: Is poverty an issue in the world today?  How might my community benefit from having art portraying a social concern exhibited at a local museum or printed in a newspaper? 

During President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s terms in office, he created a number of agencies to aid artists, farmers and others.  Are these agencies operating today?  Is there a need for any of them?

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